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Fortune Ingredient of the Month: Fortune Biryani Special Basmati Rice
Posted by Editorial Team, April 9, 2015


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Ah, the tantalizing aroma of delicious ghar ka khana wafting through the house…


You know, at that instant, it is because of fragrant Basmati rice!

The name Basmati comes from the Sanskrit word ‘Vasmati’ which literally means ‘fragrant’. We think there is no better word to describe Basmati and its aromatic allure.

Through the centuries, Basmati has been cultivated in India and Pakistan and been relished in the Middle Eastern, Arab and Persian cuisines.


Long, white, glorious grains of Basmati look fluffy and majestic when cooked. We Indians have long savored this prized rice, but did you know that the world’s longest Basmati rice grain is cultivated in India?


Yes, it most certainly is!


The Fortune Biryani Special Basmati Rice is the world’s longest Basmati grain!

Not just deliciously good, the Fortune Biryani Special Basmati Rice enhances the dinner table presentation as well. Especially made for biryani dishes, this rice makes sure that all your treasured recipes come alive, look extravagant and make your ghar ka khana taste heavenly!


Available in three variants: Raw Basmati, Steam Basmati and Sella Basmati, the Fortune Biryani Special Basmati Rice is undoubtedly the best bet for a magnificent meal.


Indians from all across the country love their biryani, be it the Hyderabadis, the Bengalis, the Kashmiris or the Lucknowis. The beloved biryani – traditionally a combination of marinated meat, rice and whole spices – takes on various forms with a mix of different spices and ingredients across different regions.


But, what makes a biryani so irresistible and delectable? It is the use of the perfect Basmati rice. Yes, the perfect Basmati rice imparts a flavor, taste, texture and look that can exalt a biryani to a regal level! We think, the Fortune Biryani Special Basmati Rice does just that.


Here are some unusual and interesting types of biryani dishes you can try a hand at using Basmati rice:


Dal Biryani

Two comfort foods together? Sounds good! The Dal Biryani is a beautiful preparation of the chunky chana dal cooked in rich spices, layered with aromatic Basmati rice. Made traditionally with layers of the spicy gravy and Basmati rice, the interesting recipe uses cashew paste in place of yogurt for a creamy rich thickness. A change from the usual chicken or mutton biryani, the Dal Biryani can easily be a vegetarian’s delight!


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Kathal (Jackfruit) Biryani

Fruit Biryani! As surprising as it sounds, a spoonful of the Kathal Biryani truly surprises your taste buds. Bite sized pieces of ripe jackfruit cooked in the spicy gravy mixture taste outstanding with their flavor and meaty texture. Layered within the Basmati rice, the Kathal Biryani is definitely a mouth-watering must-try!


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Scheherazade Biryani

This one is a traditional Irani biryani made from flavorful layers of marinated fish, fried onions, cashews, raisins and rose water. The spice laden marinated fish is deep fried in oil and layered delicately between the Basmati rice and topped with raisins, cashews and aromatic rose water. This one is for fish lovers!


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Makhani Paneer Biryani:

Who doesn’t love creamy makhani paneer? And when this extravagant paneer gravy gets mixed with Basmati rice, it works wonders. The spicy cream-based gravy with milky chunks of paneer, blends beautifully into the Basmati layers of the biryani. Topped with fried onion, nuts and fresh mint sprigs, one cannot help but lick this biryani off the plate!


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Basmati has been making your ghar ka khana taste so much better all this time. But with Fortune Biryani Special Basmati Rice it will look, smell and taste outstanding!


So, have you tried the Fortune Biryani Special Basmati Rice yet?