There are a huge number of rice varieties around the world – 40,000 plus in fact! Thankfully our lives are made a lot less confusing at the supermarket as there are fewer options on the shelf. Two common types of rice are Jasmine and Basmati. At a glance, they look quite similar when they’re raw but don’t let that fool you. They’re quite different rice varieties with their own uses in the kitchen.

This infographic courtesy of Cuisinevault compares Basmati and Jasmine rice so that you know which is best for your next recipe.

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basmati rice vs jasmine rice

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David Wallace

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