India’s Basmati Wins The Best Rice In The World In 2023; Full List Inside!

Basmati from India has won the title of the best rice in the world by TasteAtlas.

by Shreya Ghosh
India’s Basmati Wins The Best Rice In The World In 2023; Full List Inside!

There are different types of rice available in the market. Depending on the size, aroma, textures, and more factors, the list of this cereal grain is quite long. Different places worldwide harvest various kinds of rice and each of them tastes distinct. When it comes to the Indian market, the first name that pops into most people’s minds is everyone’s favourite Basmati and recently it won worldwide recognition.

Basmati From India Is The Best Rice In The World

Taking to Instagram, TasteAtlas (@tasteatlas) announced this fragrant rice winning the title.


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Huge applause for basmati as the aromatic rice from India received the title of the best rice in the world in 2023 by TasteAtlas, a food and travel guide based in Croatia. Isn’t this achievement a super proud moment? It is literally quite hard to find people who do not like eating this specific rice type; such is its dominance among foodies.

The rice is widely known for its heavenly aroma and long grain sizes. Apart from its mouth-watering flavours, another great thing about basmati is how the grains do not stick after getting cooked. This is a primary reason behind the rice enhancing its flavours from other ingredients and side dishes.

From delectable biryani preparations to cooking fried rice and pulav, Basmati rice is widely used in making delicious rice dishes. Indians use this rice to make special dishes all the time. Also, most restaurants and eateries cook basmati to serve the famous rice delicacies. Some must-try unique Basmati rice recipes are Saffron and Almond Pilaf, Prawn Kedgeree, Palak Paneer Rice Balls, and Turmeric Coconut Rice, among others.

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After Basmati from India in the first rank, the list of the best rice in the world has been followed by Arborio from Italy and Arroz Carolino das Lezírias Ribatejanas from Portugal.

Here’s The Top 6 Best Rice In The World In 2023

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  1. Basmati from India
  2. Arborio from Italy
  3. Arroz Carolino das Lezírias Ribatejanas from Portugal
  4. Arroz Bomba from Spain
  5. Uruchimai from Japan
  6. Riz de Camargue from Bouches-du-Rhone in France

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Do you love eating rice? If yes, what is your favourite type of rice to enjoy?

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