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  • Kalijiro Rice
    Or, "baby basmati" is a tiny, aromatic rice grown in Bangladesh. This rice cooks fast and is great when used in rice pudding.
  • Katteh
    Arabic word for “rice cake”.
  • Ketipat or Ketupat
    Indonesian word; which refers to rice cake boiled in a packet of young coconut leaves. This recipe is quite simple. The ingredients include 3 cups uncooked rice and coconut leaves. Wash rice and discard water. Leave the rice to dry. Half-fill uncooked rice in coconut leaves, and wrap. Boil in water for 4 hours or longer, changing the water 2 or 3 times. Remove and hang to dry.
  • Kheer
    Traditional Indian recipe for rice pudding.
  • Khichri or Khichuri
    In India, Khichri is rice with yellow split peas (chana dal) that is supposed to soothe the stomach and is often fed to the sick or to young children.
  • Kokuho Rose Rice
    is a short-grained, glutinous white rice that is very important to Korean cuisine. It is slightly sticky.
  • Kokuho® Rice
    A registered trademark brand of extra fancy premium grade medium grain rice from Japan. River® Enriched Medium-Grain and Water Maid® Enriched Medium-Grain are both U.S. grown medium-grain rice.
  • Koshihikari
    A famous variety of Japanese rice; which is now being cultivated in the United States.