Basmati rice originates from the Indian subcontinent. Its name comes from the Sanskrit word vasmati, which means aromatic and has 12 times more aromas than the other types of rice. In the trade process between India and Middle east basmati was introduced in the Persian, Arab and other Middle Eastern cuisines. In India and Pakistan basmati is the most popular rice type.
- Preparation time35 min
- Cooking time15 min
- 250g basmati rice
- 2-3 green cardamoms/whole star anise/lemon zest (optional for seasoning)