When browsing at grocery stores or on food websites, you may have come across basmati rice. 

Basmati is a special rice with a delicate flavor that should not be paired with everything like regular white rice cab be. So, just what is basmati rice and when you should you use basmati over white rice?

Basmati rice is a type of rice grown in the Himalayas and Pakistan. It is a long grain rice that is characterized by a light nutty flavor. Basmati can be found in the gourmet section of your supermarket or at a Middle Eastern grocer.

Basmati is a rice popular not only for its flavor, but for its fragrance. It is remarkably long for a rice, and becomes longer still when cooked. When cooked, the rice is lighter and more fluffy than standard white rice, and does not stick together.

Here are some great recipes using Basmati rice:

Quick & Easy Basmati Rice Pudding

Rice Blog

Cowboy Caviar 

Cowboy Caviar

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Source: About Food