Organic Basmati Rice, Brown Basmati Rice, Bio, Davert, 500g
The word ‘Basmati rice’ literally means the “queen of fragrance” which is justified as it is enriched with aromatic taste and exotic nut like flavor.This Davert brand Brown Basmati rice harvested from the Bio organic method farm. Basmati is long-grained rice with a fine texture and is the costliest rice in the world. The dishes prepared with the basmati rice is delicious as a side dish, especially with Indian and Middle Eastern meals, because the grains remain separate and firm even when cooked through and tender.Basmati Rice is an important aspect of life in the Southeast and other Asia countries. Basmati Rice is used to prepare various Indian rice based dishes. The cooked grains are dry and fluffy, so they make a nice bed for Curries and sauces. Cooked grains of Basmati Rice are characteristically free flowing rather than sticky, as with the most non-basmati long-grained rice. Cooked basmati rice can be easily identified by its fragrance. Basmati Rice has a “medium” glycemic index, thus making it more suitable for diabetics as compared to certain other grains and products made from white flour.This delightful rice is so simple to prepare with its longer, whiter grains that cook up light, fluffy and separate.
How to use basmati Rice ?
To get the better taste and look soak basmati rice in water for 10 minutes before cooking.
Culinary use of Basmati rice:
• Basmati Rice is also used to prepare a delicious recipe known as “khichri” by cooking it with toor dal or any kind of Lentils .
• Basmati Rice is also used to prepare sweet dishes like Kheer .
• Basmati Rice is a staple diet of Indians.
• Basmati Rice is used to prepare many types of fragrance rice like cumin rice, steamed saffron rice, and plain rice.
• Basmati Rice is so versatile to use in making different types of Indian cuisine like varieties of pulao or pilaf, matar pulao , chicken birayani, vegetable pulao ect.
Indian recipe: Pudhina Pulav :
Recipe Ingredients for Pudhina Pulav :
Basmati rice – 150 gm
Pieces of ginger – 2 pieces(1″)
Natural yoghurt – 225 ml
Vegetable oil – 3 tsp
Bay Leaves – 2
Cloves – 5
Green Cardamom pods -5
Black peppercorns – 10
Water – 900 ml
Fresh Mint Leaves , chopped – 175 gm
Fresh Coriander Leaves , chopped – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Cooking Method for Pudhina Pulav :
Rice to be cleaned well in the water and leave to soak for 1 hour.Peel the ginger and grind to make a fine paste in a food processor. Whisk in the yoghurt and set aside.Heat the oil in a pan and add the bay leaves,cardamom pods, cloves and peppercorns.When they begin to crackle add the ginger and yoghurt mixture.Now cook on a low heat for 3 minutes.Add the water and bring to the boil.Season to taste.Drain the rice and add to the pan with the chopped mint leaves.Cover the pan with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 – 20 minutes. Drain and serve hot.
Other recipes made from Basmati rice are:
Other Indian names of basmati rice are: Chawal, Basmati rice, Basmati-Reis
Type: Long grains
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