Il basmati rice is a very fragrant variety of rice. Its characteristic and delicate flavor makes it suitable for pairing with different spices, with particular reference to ginger and cumin, as is typical of Indian recipes.
In Hindi the name basmati means 'rich in your innate city' and derives from the Sanskrit 'vassaymayup' (imbued with your city). From Sanskrit his name became 'vasumati' and then 'basmati'.
Basmati rice has been grown in India and Pakistan for hundreds of years with the finest varieties produced in the foothills of the Himalayas.
Let's find out how to enhance the basmati rice with the best recipes to cook it.
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Turmeric basmati rice cake
Our basmati rice cake is a really tasty dish, to make it very tasty it is enough to flavor it with turmeric and fresh basil. Natural medicine recommends combining turmeric with black pepper to ensure its beneficial action on our body.
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Steamed basmati rice
Il basmati rice it lends itself very well to steaming. You can serve it seasoned with a sauce of your choice or with spices, such as cumin and cardamom. THU the recipe to follow.
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Basmati rice pudding with ginger
Creamy, fragrant, a little spicy, thanks to the addition of ginger and delicately sweet, the basmati rice pudding it can be served for breakfast, as a snack but also as a dessert when we feel like something tasty.
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Spiced basmati rice
You can insert the dish that we offer you today in your archive of vegetarian and vegan recipes to amaze your guests at a special lunch or dinner. Here's how to make spiced basmati rice with carrots, peas and cashews at home.
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Basmati rice salad with vegetables
Prepare your rice salad by choosing the as a base basmati rice and enrich it with carrots, courgettes, onions, celery stalks, ginger for seasoning, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. It will be a really tasty variation. THU the recipe to follow.
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Basmati pilaf rice in Indian style
This typical dish of Indian cuisine is prepared from basmati rice, with cooking on the stove or in the oven. For the dressing you will need almonds, saffron, cardamom, raisins, cloves, garlic and onions (which alternatively you can replace with a pinch of asafoetida). THU recipe.
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Cantonese-style basmati rice
Cantonese rice will be an even more successful dish if you choose to use a long grain rice such as basmati, perhaps in the full version. THU the recipe to follow.
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Red lentil dahl with spiced basmati rice
If you love Indian cuisine try this one really special soup based on red lentils and basmati rice. Season your lentil dahl with the typical spices of Indian cuisine, such as coriander, cumin, turmeric, ginger and asafoetida. Here the recipe.
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Cold basmati rice with basil cream
Cold rice with basil cream. Here is a quick and healthy recipe for a last minute dinner. We propose you a tasty, light and fragrant vegan rice, ideal as a single dish in summer and to be served all year round in single-portion glasses as an appetizer or as an aperitif.
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Spicy basmati rice
The characteristic taste of the basmati rice it goes well with friggitelli peppers and chilli to create a spicy first course. Garlic, extra virgin olive oil and organic soy sauce will be used to complete the dressing. You can adjust the spiciness of this dish according to your tastes. THU the complete recipe.
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