Basmati Rice

Riz Basmati (riz-bus-ma-tee)


Preparation info

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    • Difficulty


Appears in

Classic Lebanese Cuisine: 170 Fresh And Healthy Mediterranean Favorites

Classic Lebanese Cuisine

By Kamal Al-Faqih

Published 2009

  • About

The fragrance that fills the air while preparing this rice is heavenly. This long-grained rice is well known for the perfume-like aroma it releases as it steams. This basic recipe and those that follow provide five delicious combinations of basmati rice.


Specialty Ingredients

  • Basmati rice, preferably Indian or Pakistani, found at specialty markets or online.


Prepare Ahead

You can prepare this up to 3 days in advance. Refrigerate covered. Serve as directed.