White Jasmine Rice is a fragrant rice (also known as jasmine rice, scented rice, aromatic rice or kao hohm mali in Thai) is world famous because of its appearance, cooking texture, and aroma. It is distinguished by a water milling process that leaves the grains silken to the touch. When uncooked the grain is translucent, but when cooked it becomes opaque and white. The grains are similar in size to long-grain rice but cook moist and tender like a medium -grain rice. Fragrant when cooked, the name in Thai kao hohm mali, literally translates as ‘smelling like jasmine flower’. It is comparable to Indian basmati rice.