Basmati Rice

basmati1Serves: 2

What you need:

  • 1 cup basmati rice, wash 3 times, and soak in plenty of water for 20 mins
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp oil

How to put this together:

  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pot
  2. Add drained basmati rice. Stir to mix the oil through for 1 minute
  3. Add water and bring to boil
  4. Once it starts to boil, put the lid on, and turn the heat down to very very low
  5. Keep the lid closed for 8 minutes
  6. Turn off the heat. Do NOT open the lid yet.
  7. Leave the lid on for 5 mins
  8. Fluff the right & enjoy!

Optional: for extra aroma, add a pinch of spice (e.g. cumin seeds, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon stick) to the oil before adding rice.