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Culture > Food > Rice Dishes


Now updated for CSW15. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.


arborio (Ital.) a round-grained rice used for making risotto.
arroz (Spanish) rice.
basmati (Hindi) a type of long grain rice.
bhelpuri an Indian dish of puffed rice with onions.
biriyani (Urdu) a spicy rice dish.
biryani (Urdu) a spicy rice dish.
carnaroli (Ital.) a variety of short-grained rice used for risotto.
congee (Tamil) water in which rice has been boiled; rice or millet gruel; (verb) to starch with congee.
conjee (Tamil) water in which rice has been boiled; rice or millet gruel; (verb) to starch with conjee.
laksa (Malay) rice noodles served in curry or hot soup.
maki (Japanese) in Japanese cuisine a small segment cut from a long roll of cold rice and various other ingredients wrapped in a sheet of seaweed.
nigiri (Japanese) a small oval block of cold rice, wasabi and fish.
pilaf (Persian) a dish of rice.
pilaff (Persian) a dish of rice.
pilao (Persian) a dish of rice.
pilau (Persian) a dish of rice.
pilaw (Persian) a dish of rice.
pillau (Persian) a dish of rice.
pilow (Persian) a dish of rice.
pongal a dish of cooked rice in Tamil-speaking India.
pulao (Persian) a dish of rice.
reistafel (Dutch) an Indonesian rice dish.
ricey containing rice.
ricy containing rice.
rijstafel (Dutch) an Indonesian rice dish.
rijsttafel (Dutch) an Indonesian rice dish.
risotto (Ital.) rice cooked in broth with grated cheese and seasonings.
sambal (Malay) a side dish to rice.