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Baby Basmati/Kala Jeera Rice

Grown in the fertile soil of the Himalayan foothills, Baby Basmati Rice is nourished by the pure waters of the highest snow-covered peaks in the world.

  • Long grain rice with slightly nutty flavor

  • More delicate flavor and texture than regular basmati

  • Cooks more quickly than regular basmati

  • Pure white color

  • Naturally gluten free

  • All natural

  • Manitou Trading Company
    Price: $12.35
    $0.73 / Ounce

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    Suggested uses

  • Use in any dish calling for basmati, such as Indian curries and stews

  • Traditionally served in Indian and Asian cuisine

  • Pairs well with lentils, spicy curries, stir-fry dishes

  • Ideal for rice pudding and other desserts

  • Basic prep

    Place 1 cup of rice and 1-1/2 cups of water in pot with lid. Bring to boil, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 10 minutes. Season as desired and fluff with fork before serving.

    Storage & handling

    Store in a dry, cool place.

    Ingredients

    White Rice.

    Basmati is a fragrant Indian rice, sourced to offer a flavorful grain with an intoxicating natural aroma. Its nutty, buttery flavor pairs well with savory dishes like curries and other South Asian fare.

    Baby Basmati Rice is even lighter and fluffier than regular long grain basmati rice and has a more delicate, nutty flavor. Its white, unsticky long grains cook up faster than regular basmati, and stay separate and fluffy.

    Baby Basmati Rice makes a delicious substitute in dishes such as lentil dishes, spicy curries, stir-fry, coconut milk dishes, stews and fresh vegetable soups.

    Classic recipe

    Curry Rice

    Kala Jeera rice, also known as baby basmati, is a minature version of basmati rice. It is exceptionally tender and absorbs flavor quickly. This simple and basic curried preparation is a perfect accompaniment to meats or vegetables.