Indian rice is also known as basmati rice | sona masoori rice | raw rice some are short-grain, long-grain rice varieties.
In the southern part of India, mostly short-grain rice like sona masoori rice | raw rice is used for Indian cooking whereas in the northern part of India long grain rice like basmati rice is called Indian rice.
Some FAQ’s on Indian rice :
What spices to put in Indian rice?
The most common spices used when you make basmati rice are cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, and bay leaves to make the rice more flavorful.
Is Indian rice basmati or jasmine?
Basmati rice is Indian rice whereas jasmine rice is mostly grown in Thailand, Vietnam. People often confuse jasmine rice with Indian rice.
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How many types of Indian rice varieties are there?
India has more than 6000 varieties of rice. Some of the Indian rice varieties like ponni raw rice which is a medium-grain, samba rice,sona masoori, basmati, etc. These Indian rice varieties are quite common in India.
Tamil Nadu’s best known white rice version is Ponni raw rice
Kerala’s rice is called matta rice.
Now let us see some of the instant pot Indian rice recipes you can try in your kitchen.