Basmati Rice

Basmati rice is named after the Hindu word for “fragrant” owing to the rice’s unique nutty aroma. Traditionally grown in India and Pakistan, basmati is a variety of long grain rice that’s famous for its complex, delicate flavor and characteristic fluffy texture. Basmati is perhaps the most famous South Asian rice variety and it tends to have a higher price tag than other versions. The grains of basmati rice are longer than most other types and are free flowing rather than sticky, as with most long-grain rice. Basmati rice is available in two varieties: white and brown...

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