Basmati Rice

Minute® Basmati Rice is an authentic fragrant aromatic, long grain rice that is grown in the foothills of the Himalayas.  It is known as the prince of rice because of its fragrance and distinctive, delicate, nutty flavor.  The grains of basmati rice are long and slender when cooked, and stay separate as well as fluffy.  Minute® Basmati Rice is the perfect accompaniment for Asian, Middle Eastern and also traditional dishes. 

Minute® Rice brings you this unique and delicious rice, now in pre-portioned bags to lock in freshness, while still being quick and easy as it cooks in 10 minutes.  And, it's gluten free.

Available in limited distribution.

  • Cooking Directions

    On the Stove

    Do NOT use bag for cooking.

    COMBINE 1 cup of water and contents of one bag in medium saucepan and stir.  If you would like to prepare two bags, use 2 cups of water.  Each bag makes about 2 cups.
    BRING to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 10 MINUTES or until water is absorbed.

    REMOVE from heat.  Fluff with fork.  (Add butter and salt, if desired.)

    In the Microwave

    Do NOT use bag for cooking.

    COMBINE contents of ONE BAG and 1 1/4 CUPS WATER in a 2.5 quart microwave-safe dish and stir*.  

    Cover.  MICROWAVE on HIGH for 12 MINUTES.

    REMOVE from microwave and let stand for 5 MINUTES.  Fluff with fork.

    *Add 1/2 teaspoon oil to help prevent boil over, if desired.

    It is recommended that only 1 bag of rice be prepared in the microwave at a time.  Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate.

    Cooking Directions and Other Serving Suggestions

    For added flavor, substitute water with broth, fruit juice, or light coconut milk.  For a simple dish, stir in:  Chutney, Cilantro, Curry Powder/Paste, Ginger, Garlic, Dried Fruit, Toasted Nuts.
  • Nutrition Facts

    Serving Per Container About 9

    Serving Size1/4 cup [45g dry rice, makes 3/4 cup cooked]

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories   160  Calories From Fat   0
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 0g 0%
        Saturated Fat 0g 0%
        Trans Fat 0g
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 0mg 0%
    Total Carbohydrate 35g 12%
        Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
        Sugars 0g
    Protein 4g
    Vitamin A  0% •  Vitamin C  0% •  Calcium  0% •  Iron  2% • 
    *Percent Daily Value (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

    Basmati Rice
  • Other Information

    Products labeled YES under the ‘Gluten Free’, ‘MSG Free’, ‘Preservative Free’, or ‘Allergen Free’ columns reflect a product which does not contain or are ‘free’ of that item.

    Products labeled YES under the ‘US FDA Labeled Allergens’ columns reflect products which contain that item.


    No Preservatives Yes
    Gluten Free Yes
    MSG Free Yes

    US Food & Drug Administration Labeled Allergens

    Crustacean Shellfish No
    Milk No
    Fish No
    Eggs No
    Peanuts No
    Tree Nuts No
    Soy No
    Wheat No


    Kosher ** No

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