Lemony Brown Basmati Rice

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by RecipeMonster

I love this simple rice & it goes well with so many meals.

Top Review by Laughing in the Kit

Easy way to give a little extra flavor to basmati rice. I have made it with white basmati as well and just reduced cooking time to about 15 minutes. Great side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse rice well. Bring to a boil 2 cups of water,salt, lemon juice & rind, bay leaf and parsley.
  2. Add rice. Return to a boil, then lower heat and cover.
  3. Simmer for 40 minutes or until all water has been absorbed.
  4. Turn heat off and let the rice sit , covered and undisturbed for 5 minutes.
  5. Add butter or oil and mix gently with a fork.(take bay leaf out).

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