Basmati is a variety of long grain rice grown in India and Pakistan, notable for its fragrance and delicate, nuanced flavour. The grains of basmati rice are longer than most other types of rice. Cooked grains of Basmati rice are characteristically free flowing rather than sticky, as with most long-grain rice. Cooked basmati rice can be uniquely identified by its fragrance. Basmati rice is available in two varieties - white and brown.
Cooking basmati rice sends sweet-smelling fragrance to diners around the world. The fragrant rice intermingling with piquant notes of spices instantly whets the appetite.Basmati rice also cooks up nicely, puffing up length-wise and becoming very fluffy, fantastic for mingling with spicy foods and sauces.