Parboiled rice means that rice will be partially boiled in the husk, so that it won’t lose its natural minerals and vitamins. The three basic steps of parboiling are soaking, steaming and drying. About 50% of the world’s paddy production is parboiled. The treatment is practiced in many parts of the world such as india, nepal, myanmar, guinea, bangladesh, pakistan, italy, malaysia, switzerland, sri lanka, south africa, spain, france, nigeria, thailand, and usa. In this process starches in parboiled rice become bioavailability in the diet. Parboiled rice is favored by consumers and chefs who desire an extra fluffy and separate cooked rice.