Jasmine rice is a variant of white rice mostly made in Thailand. It is also known as Thai fragrant rice or as Thai Hom Mali rice. Jasmine rice is a large-grained variety of rice. Jasmine rice can either be fully or partially milled. It can be either white or brown, depending on the milling process. It contains vitamin B with many other essential nutrients.
White rice refers to any polished rice that has its bran, germ, and husk removed. This type of rice is known to have less nutritional value due to the polishing applied on it. The polishing makes the rice bright and shiny.