basmati rice


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bas·ma·ti rice

(bäs-mä′tē)
n.
An aromatic long-grain rice from India.

[Hindi bāsmatī (literally "fragrant") : bās, fragrance, perfume (from Prakrit vāsa-, from Sanskrit vāsaḥ, of unknown origin) + matī, possessing (ultimately from Sanskrit -matī, feminine of -mān).]

basmati rice

or

basmati

n
(Cookery) a variety of long-grain rice with slender aromatic grains, used for savoury dishes
[from Hindi, literally: aromatic]

basmati rice

A fine-grained, aromatic rice from North India and Pakistan.
Translations

basmati rice

[bəzˈmætɪˈraɪs] Narroz m basmati (arroz de grano largo con aromatizantes)

basmati rice

[bæsˌmɑːtɪˈraɪs] nriso basmati varietà di riso usato nella cucina indiana
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He tells Dawn here on Wednesday that Iran is the biggest market of Basmati rice after Saudi Arabia that needs to be protected for the sake of local farming community and exporters.
Superior characteristics of long-grain rice capture the palate of many among which basmati rice is the highly sought after long grain speciality rice varieties.
Summary: Superior characteristics of long-grain rice capture the palate of many among which basmati rice is the highly sought after long grain speciality rice varieties.
LAHORE -- Pakistan Basmati Heritage Association (PBHA) in collaboration of the Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) recently arranged an awareness seminar named 'Khuhaal Kissan' for the promotion and preservation of basmati rice heritage of the country.
During the period under review, exports of basmati rice grew by 12.17% as 602,394 metric tons of basmati rice worth $583.902 million were exported as compared the exports of 500,522 metric tons valuing $520.532 million of same period of last year.
He was speaking at the Khushal Kissan seminar arranged by the association for the promotion and preservation of basmati rice heritage of Pakistan.
KARACHI -- The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) on the request of the Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) has asked the Ministry of Industries and Production to take up the issues of basmati rice geographical indications (GI) and trade mark (TM) with the Ministry of Commerce (MoC), promptly.
Pakistan Basmati Heritage Association (PBHA) Director Sheikh Adnan Aslam made these remarks at 'Khushal Kissan' seminar arranged by the Association for promotion and preservation of basmati rice heritage of Pakistan.
GSP, which has advanced plants in the basmati-growing belt of northern India, uses Buhler technology to produce a variety of high-quality basmati rice under Raj Mehak and other brands.
GSP, which has advanced plants in the basmati growing belt of northern India, uses internationally acclaimed Buhler technology to produce a variety of high-quality basmati rice under the Raj Mehak and other brands.
Malik, who have launched high-yielding coarse hybrid rice seed varieties in the country, said farmers planting fine rice varieties would also be able to earn a significantly higher income with the cultivation of hybrid basmati rice.