How to cook basmati rice

How to cook basmati rice

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Difficulty

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

Ingredients

Servings2
97½ g
basmati rice
157½ ml
water (cold)
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Utensils

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

Nutrition per serving

Cal182
Protein7 g
Fat1 g
Carb37 g
  • Step 1/3

    • 97½ 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

    • 157½ 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!

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