Polished rice has a longer shelf life as compared to unpolished rice. This variant of rice is widely consumed in Indian households as a result of its alluring appearance and captivating aroma. When combined with various Indian curries and ghee, the taste gets enhanced making it widely preferred in many restaurants also. One major advantage of polished rice is that it cooks faster as compared to other forms of rice. Organic42 sources polished white rice from the red soil region of Nellore in Andhra Pradesh.