|Fragrant Basmati Rice Plant|
|Close up of Roots in Basmati Rice Plant|
The basmati rice plant is not original rice plant but has got its name from the fragrance similar to basmati rice.The plant develops roots from below and sides of each sapling and can be planted as new basmati rice plants. The basmati rice plant leaves are a fresh green and very soothing to the eyes.The leaves themselves do not have any fragrance and only with heat they will start giving out the basmati rice fragrance. In summer afternoons when the plant leaves turn brown due to sunlight the whole garden becomes fragrant of basmati rice fragrance.
How to use basmati rice leaves- the right technique is very important and as you smell the leaves directly you will not get any smell and this looks also like any other grass plant. Like you use dry spices and condiments this plant leaves also can be added when frying in oil the onions or best in rice dishes when the pulao or biryani is nearly cooked and kept for few minutes under steam finally you add the leaves in the rice dish, stir well and then close the lid and cook on slow heat. Then begins the fragrance that will not only spread into your home but also in your whole premises. Enjoy Basmati rice daily!