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Amazon Prime Members: Royal Basmati Rice 20 lb bag on sale for $15.98

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Amazon has 20 pound bag of Royal Basmati Rice for $15.98.

https://www.amazon.com/Royal-Basm...Brice&th=1

I missed the previous front page deal for a 15 pound bag for $12.36.
https://slickdeals.net/f/9839923-prime-members-15-lbs-royal-basmati-rice-12-35-free-shipping?src=SiteSearch.

I am happy to get a better deal with free shipping to my doorstep. As a price comparison, my lnearby sams club sells the same package for $16.48.
https://m.samsclub.com/ip/royal-b...smati+rice
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Actually most of the previous deals were S&S making it cheaper than this. Previously I got the 20lb at this price and with 5 items S&S the final price was 14.01. And for 15lb it was 10.51. If you can wait I am sure you will see this again with S&S.
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what's the shelf life of rice
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great for curry and fried rice
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Give me Organic Or Give Me Death
One of my Costco locations has the organic version of Royal Basmati for $15 per 20 lbs. It's slightly cheaper than the conventional that it's sitting right next to.
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One of my Costco locations has the organic version of Royal Basmati for $15 per 20 lbs. It's slightly cheaper than the conventional that it's sitting right next to.
Seems like a good price, ill check tomorrow in the morning...
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Had a bad experience (Amazon). Rice granules were broken and very small. One of the poorest basmati rice I've seen. There are better brands but this deal is kind of slick
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what's the shelf life of rice
More often than not, older the rice, the better.
Reason: The newer the rice, the more starch it produces, and the thicker, fluffier, sticky it gets. But as rice gets older, it produces less starch and is less sticky - preferred in most Indian dishes. Some Indian dishes like Sambar/curd/pongal/dosa/etc. need new rice while daal/biryani/curry/etc need older rice. Infact older rice costs more than newer one.
FYI, I don't recall eating rice older than 5yrs, so that may be your shelf life (as long as you keep it safe from pests).
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More often than not, older the rice, the better.
Reason: The newer the rice, the more starch it produces, and the thicker, fluffier, sticky it gets. But as rice gets older, it produces less starch and is less sticky - preferred in most Indian dishes. Some Indian dishes like Sambar/curd/pongal/dosa/etc. need new rice while daal/biryani/curry/etc need older rice. Infact older rice costs more than newer one.
FYI, I don't recall eating rice older than 5yrs, so that may be your shelf life (as long as you keep it safe from pests).
interesting, ty, repd
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I missed the previous front page deal for a 15 pound bag for $12.36.
https://slickdeals.net/f/9839923-prime-members-15-lbs-royal-basmati-rice-12-35-free-shipping?src=SiteSearch.

I am happy to get a better deal with free shipping to my doorstep.
I paid $10.51 for the 15 lb with 15% S&S so that was still cheaper, just a fyi.
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Seems like a good price, ill check tomorrow in the morning...
Costco organic royal rice is not basmati its Sona masoori, do double check before buying..
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One of my Costco locations has the organic version of Royal Basmati for $15 per 20 lbs. It's slightly cheaper than the conventional that it's sitting right next to.
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The one I got from Sams was organic version of same brand. Sams was selling 25 lbs for $19.xx and now they sell 20 lbs for $15.xx.

Anyways sams and costco needs club membership. If u are amazon member, this is a nice deal. Definitely $2 to $6 cheaper than most asian grocery store price.
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Amazon sold out. 12:35 EDT
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