How to cook basmati rice

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
45
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
195 g basmati rice
315 ml water (cold)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • fine sieve
  • cast iron pot (with lid)
  • cooking spoon

Nutrition per serving

Cal
182
Protein
7 g
Fat
1 g
Carb
37 g
  • Step 1/3

    • 195 g basmati rice
    • fine sieve

    Add rice to a fine sieve and rinse with cold water, swirling your hand through the rice until the water runs clear. Let drain thoroughly.

  • Step 2/3

    • 315 ml water (cold)
    • cast iron pot (with lid)

    Transfer rice and cold water to a pot and let soak for approx. 30 min., if desired. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then cover and turn heat to low. Let simmer undisturbed for approx. 15 min.

  • Step 3/3

    • cooking spoon

    Turn off heat and let rice rest for approx. 10 – 15 minutes before serving. Enjoy!