Kalijira rice also goes by the names govinda bhog and baby basmati.
What is it?
This aromatic, milled, medium-grain rice from Bangladesh isnown as the “prince of rice” for its delicate, deliciously nutty flavor.
Its tiny, needle-shaped grains remain separate and fluffy when cooked into a pilaf and produce a rich, luscious rice pudding when cooked in milk.
Don’t have it?
Substitute white basmati.
How to store:
Keep in an airtight container in a cool, dark place for up to 1 year.
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