Fluffy Basmati Rice

Yellow Chili's

Basmati Rice is a aromatic rice popular in Indian cuisine. It is usually used to make Biryani and Pulao. And the plain Basmati rice pairs great with Indian korma, curries, tikka & similar other dishes

Basmati Rice

YIELD

4 Serving

TYPE

Side Dish

TIME

20 minutes

LEVEL

Beginner

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Rinse the Basmati Rice with cold tap water until the water runs clear. Drain the water and reserve it for later use 

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In a wide pot with medium heat, pour 3 cups of water and bring it to a boil (using a wide pot helps to cook the rice evenly)

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Now add the washed and drained Basmati Rice into the water. Give it a gentle mix

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Allow the rice to cook until the edges and middle are bubbling

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By now the rice would be cooked to 70%. The rice would be turned long, and if you press it with your fingers, it would break

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Now simmer the heat to low, and close the pan with its lid and cook for 10 to 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed 

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Once all the water is absorbed, switch off the heat and allow the rice to rest for 5 minutes. Open the lid and fluff the cooked Basmati Rice gently with a fork or spatula.

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Serve this Cooked Basmati Rice with Indian recipes like chicken tikka masala, tandoori chicken, aloo gobi, tikka masala, or with other sides of your choice

Serving

8

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