Plain Basmati Rice Recipe

Plain Basmati Rice Recipe
Plain Basmati Rice Recipe
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Simple recipe for making plain rice for beginners.

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Just starting out in the kitchen? One of the first things that you should learn is making plain rice. These go well with various kinds of curries and dals.

To make Plain Basmati Rice at home follow the detailed step by step recipe posted below.

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Servings: 2

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Ingredients for Plain Basmati Rice Recipe

  • 1 Cup Rice
  • 2 Cup Water
  • 1 Teaspoon Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt, optional

Step By Step Instructions for Plain Basmati Rice Recipe

  • Wash one cup of rice and put it in pressure cooker.

  • Add two cups of water along with a tsp of cooking oil to it. The oil prevents the rice from sticking together.

  • Optionally, you can also add 1/2 teaspoon of salt. This helps the salt get absorbed during cooking and prevents the rice from sticking.

  • Turn the heat to high. Wait for 3 steams (around 10 mins) and turn off the heat.

  • You can also use a pan/container with for cooking and cover it with a lid.

  • If cooking without a lid, add 3 cups of water instead.

  • The given measurements are for 2 people. You can scale the quantity of rice and water in the same ratio up or down as desired.

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