(also basmati rice)
A kind of long-grain Indian rice of a high quality.
More example sentences
- Enjoy the rice, be it basmati, jasmine or arborio.
- To go with that there was steamed brown basmati rice, which is more interesting than steamed white basmati rice.
- To go with the exotic fare were brinji rice, vegetable noodles, Mexican rice, steamed basmati rice, curd rice, pappads and pickles.
from Hindi bāsmatī, literally 'fragrant'.