The following was given to me by a co-worker. This once again proves that truth is stranger than fiction, and bad translations are funniest of all. This pamphlet was included in a sack of RICE. All spacings, capitalizations, and indentations are as they were on the pamphlet. THE RICE QUIZ What forms part of any meal across seven continents of the world ? Well, rice, talking of quality Rice ? Which is the best ? Pari Brand Rice of course ! Processed and packed by SACHDEVA AND SONS, PARI BRAND Dehraduni Basmati Rice is gleefully served on dining tables across the world starting from Middle East , Gulf Countries , E.E.C. Countries to U.S.A. and of course in Sophisticated homes all over the world. A top notch foreign exchang [sic] earner, PARI RICE Exports and Sales have been record breaking <drawing of globe with large arrow circling it and many hands below it. They appear to be waving. > 2. Quality Confidence Thanks for the purcase [sic] of PARI BASMATI RICE and the confidence you have reimposed in our product. No Rice in the world has natural Aroma as PARI BASMATI RICE, quality wise you can judge how best in our product. Rice in your hand is of crop year 1988-1989, just harvested, milled and packed. New crop Rice becomes somewhat mooshy or may unite together but flavour, Aroma and taste is better than old Rice. 3. Quality Rice, Thy Name is Pari PARI STANDS FOR PURITY is processed from Paddy, grown best qualities and varieties of Paddy seeds, Natural manure is used in its cultivation, instead of fertilizers and chemicals commonly used.Paddy is watered from rain,snow fed rivers of Himalayas and mountains. Though never a much publicised affair PARI BASMATI RICE already is a well known brand ! Thanks to its extra-ordinary quality borne out of.......... * Natural drying under the sun. * Scientific double cleaning. * Vitamins preserved in natural form. * Fumigation to avoid insects borne infections. * Hygienically packed in 13% moisture controlled. Polypropylene Bags double sealed. <drawing of smiling sun either rising or setting over rice paddy> UNIQUE FEATURES And on top of it,all has natural nutrition delicious taste and easy digestibility. PARI RICE is natural cream to white in colour, full of fragrance and exceptionally long (6 to 8 mm) grain which grows up to 2.5 times when cooked. Each grain remains separate and rich in vitamins. 5. Imitations Galore yet Genuine is the Best. Imitating the best is a world wide racket. So is PARI, but locating and prosecuting such scoundrels is a long drawn out process. Your best protection is to buy PARI BASMATI RICE from our genuine distributors, sub distributors and local Agents. < drawing of happy woman with small sack of rice, cumulous clouds and palm trees in background > 6. Bargain Trial Offer Place a bargain trial order with our dealers, any quantity, be it 1 Kg, 2 kgs, 5 kgs, 10 kgs, or 20 kgs. whatsoever be your choice. Please hurry up. We are sure a rendervous [sic] with PARI BASMATI RICE will change your concept of good Rice. No wonder, if you become a PARI addict. We just can't help it ! It is so good and becomes your first choice. < drawing of woman running towards big sack of rice sitting on steps of open doorway. Framed in cumulous cloud. > 7. Sorry - Agricultural Product. We fumigated, cleaned and recleaned so many times before packing and more or less, READY TO COOK, but 0.001% fraction in cleaning may be there. As it is agricultural product, so before cooking, go through and check it. Sorry for inconvenience, facts we are before you. After purchasing our PARI RICE, please destroy, tear off all the seals over Bag. Please Don't Use EXTRA ORDINARY, SHINING, GLAZED/ TWINKLED RICE Reason HAVING NO FOOD VALUE Avoid use of pressure cooker to get good results 9. Follow Cooking Instructions. Method of Cooking 1. Leave rice in plain water to soak for abot [sic] 25-30 minutes before cooking. 2. Rinse rice and drain off the water. 3. For every cup of rice add 6 cups of water. 4. Add salt to taste, and few drops of fresh lime juice (if possible). 5. Let rice boil for 10-15 minutes till the same become tender. 6. Drain off the excess boiled rice water in separate pan. You can use this water for soups as some of the vitamins and richness of rice will be there. 7. Please do not stir the rice at this stage. 8. Leave the pot on gentle heat for about 10 seconds with lid on till the rice get ready to serve DON'T STIR OR DISTURB THE RICE 9. Take the pot off the heat. PARI RICE are now ready to serve. You will find that Long grain PARI RICE after cooking become needle like and 2 1/2 times larger than their original size and are giving RICH AROMA AND FRAGRANCE WHICH YOU GET ONLY from Original Dehraduni PARI Basmati Rice. "PARI" RICE ARE FULL OF EXTRA AROMA AND DELITE. Sachdeva's Product PARI BRAND est un riz basmati de qulite superieure, produit et prepare en INDE. Le riz PARI BRAND est cultive selson les methodes traditionelles sans l'intervention de produits chimiques. Seche au solcil, il garde ses vitamines et toutes ses qualites nutrionelles. Il possede le parfum unique du riz basmati. A la cuisson la longueur de chaque grain de riz est multipliee par un facteur de 2.5. Essayez le et vous serez convaincu de sa tres grande qualite. Achetez uniquement les sacs doublement scelles.
(From the "Rest" of RHF)