Same as their texture, basmati rice has a long and rich history. This long-grained rice is cultivated in the fertile Himalayan valleys with immense care and undergoes a unique aging process for up to two years that invigorates a rich and aromatic experience when consumed on the dinner table.
Not only India, Basmati rice is a staple in many countries around the world. Commonly used for making royal biryanis, there’s a lot more, you can do with basmati rice.
Check out these 5 interesting recipes from around the world that use this grain to the fullest.
These delicious Greek rice, also known as “Spanakorizo” or spinach rice, is a blend of basmati rice cooked with spinach and lemon zest. This tangy, vibrant-looking rice is a perfect recipe for summer food - flavors, colors, and taste - served in a bowl.
Add in the lemon juice and the remaining fresh dill before serving.
Try this turmeric coconut rice recipe for your next Sunday brunch, and you’ll not regret it. Perfectly-cooked brown basmati rice induced with the creamy texture of coconut makes this recipe one of our favorites in the list.
Garnish with some cashew nuts on top and a squeeze of lime juice
Mujaddra is a traditional Middle Eastern recipe made with rice and lentils, with loads of fried onions on top. As simple as this meal looks, it contains so many flavors (believe us). It is a delectable recipe with onions on top - sounds mouth-watering, right?
Remove the lid, fluff with a fork, and serve this Middle Eastern-styled recipe with the reserved caramelized onions on top. You can even fold the onion inside the mix so that you get the crispness in every bite. Garnish with some chopped parsley.
The vegetable pulao in India is a comfort food that fits every occasion. Pressure-cooked with herbs and spices, eating vegetables has never been tastier. We promise you, this Indian cuisine will immediately become your favorite recipe.
Serve alongside curd, pickle, and your very favorite Pride of India Papadums -- Indian style!!
The only dessert in the list, basmati rice pudding is for all you health conscious sweet-tooths out there. With added stevia instead of sugar, this creamy dessert will burst rich flavors in your mouth without having you to worry about your health. Eat as much as you like!
Serve this yummy dessert by sprinkling cinnamon ground on top for an even enhanced flavor.
Enjoy these 5 interesting basmati rice recipes from around the world and let us know how you liked them.
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