basmati rice

basmati rice
noun Etymology: Hindi bāsmatī kind of rice, literally, something fragrant Date: 1845 a cultivated aromatic long-grain rice originating in southern Asia — called also basmati

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  • basmati rice — basmati UK [bæzˈmɑːtɪ] / US [bæzˈmɑtɪ] or basmati rice UK / US noun [uncountable] a type of rice with long grains and a flavour that is not very strong …   English dictionary

  • basmati rice — [bas mät′ē, bazmät′ē] n. a type of long grained rice, grown mainly in India and Pakistan, that has a distinctive fragrance and a delicate flavor * * * …   Universalium

  • basmati rice — [bas mät′ē, bazmät′ē] n. a type of long grained rice, grown mainly in India and Pakistan, that has a distinctive fragrance and a delicate flavor …   English World dictionary

  • basmati rice — /bæzˈmati raɪs/ (say baz mahtee ruys), /basˈmati/ (say bahs mahtee) noun an Indian long grain rice variety which, when cooked, produces light dry grains which separate easily. {Hindi basmati fragrant + rice} …   Australian English dictionary

  • basmati rice — [bas mα:ti, z ] noun a kind of long grain Indian rice with a delicate fragrance. Origin from Hindi bāsmatī, lit. fragrant …   English new terms dictionary

  • basmati rice — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Basmati — ( hi. बासमती, ur. باسمتی) is a variety of long grain rice, famous for its fragrance and delicate flavour. Its name means the fragrant one in Sanskrit, but it can also mean the soft rice. India and Pakistan are the largest cultivators and… …   Wikipedia

  • Basmati — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Arroz basmati marrón El Basmati (Hindi: बासमती, bāsmatī, Urdu: ﻰﺘﻤﺳﺎﺑ) es una variedad de arroz caracterizada por tener un grano largo, son famosos por sus delicadas fragancias y su exquisito sabor. Su nombre en… …   Wikipedia Español

  • basmati — UK [bæzˈmɑːtɪ] / US [bæzˈmɑtɪ] or basmati rice UK / US noun [uncountable] a type of rice with long grains and a flavour that is not very strong …   English dictionary

  • Rice — For other uses, see Rice (disambiguation). Oryza sativa, commonly known as Asian rice. Rice, white, long grain vegetable, raw Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz) …   Wikipedia

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