How to cook basmathi rice so it’s light and fluffy – no need to rinse the rice or drain giant pots of boiling water. Just use a rice to water ratio of 1 cup of rice to 1.5 cups of water and a simple method called the absorption method. Perfect every time!
The correct rice to water ratio is 1 : 1.5 (1 cup of rice to 1.5 cups of water).
- Place water and rice in saucepan
- Bring to simmer on medium high without the lid
- When entire surface is bubbly and foamy, place lid on, turn down to medium low and cook 12 minutes
- Remove from stove and rest 10 minutes
- Fluff, then