Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 0 mins

I adopted this recipe...will try soon!:)


  1. Pick the rice over and put in a bowl.
  2. Wash in several changes of water.
  3. Drain.
  4. Pour 3 times the water you have rice over the rice and let soak for 30 minutes hour.
  5. Drain thoroughly.
  6. Combine the rice, salt, butter and the water in a pot.
  7. Bring to a boil.
  8. Cover with a tight fitting lid, turn heat to very low and cook for 20 minutes.
  9. Lift the lid, mix gently but quickly with a fork and cover again.
  10. Cook for 5-10 minutes until tender.
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To me, basmati rice is the best. Instead of water I use chicken stock. It adds a little more flavor

Bergy July 30, 2001