The rice obtained from milling pretreated paddy is known as parboiled rice whereas rice obtained from milling of untreated paddy is known as raw rice or white rice. Milling of paddy without any pretreatment is highly susceptible to breakage and loss of minerals and vitamins. To reduce breakage and loss of minerals and vitamins, pretreatment known as parboiling was developed. Parboiled Rice is one of the most popular rice products in the world and becomes more important not only by the fact of improved nutritional value but also by the improved cooking and processing properties. The three basic steps of parboiling and dryer process are soaking, steaming and drying.