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Written by the YesChef staff
There are key differences between basmati rice and the plain white or brown rice varieties you will often find at the supermarket:
If you are asking: “What to eat with basmati rice?” here are some solutions. Basmati rice is frequently prepared as a side dish for curries and rice pilaf. It is central to the classic biryani dish of India and Pakistan, and it can be served either alone or with saffron or turmeric. Basmati is terrific as part of a vegetarian or vegan dish – or it can be served with roasted or braised meats. Basmati rice is also used to make tahdig, a crispy Persian dish that is popular in Iran.What other ingredients go with basmati rice? You can pair basmati rice with green herbs like cilantro, mint, and basil and with spices like saffron; with dairy products like milk and cream and yogurt; with nuts and seeds from pistachios and almonds to fennel seeds. And basmati rice goes excellently with fruits and vegetables like green or red onions. Whatever you eat it with, enjoy!