The parboiled rice is light and its delicate grains do not stick together after being cooked. As it is a precooked rice, its preparation takes lesser time in comparison to other rice varieties. The parboiling of rice is done to improve the texture of rice, in addition to increasing its shelf life and health benefits. Indians add different spices while cooking this rice, because it absorbs all the flavour. Customers can buy parboiled rice in different pack sizes.