Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 10 mins

This is my version on how to cook perfect rice....every grain will cooked to perfection...not one will stick together and you can make fried rice dishes right away with no problems!! Note: you will need a saucepan with clear glass there is to be no peeking! Can easily be time a guesstimate.


  1. Rinse rice till water runs clear, drain well.
  2. In saucepan place water and rice, cover and cook over low-med flame till water looks evaporated and steam holes appear.
  3. Turn of flame -- DO NOT LIFT LID!
  4. Leave for 5 minutes then fluff with a fork -- your result will be perfecly cooked rice.


Most Helpful

Best I have ever made. I put a few TBSP of oil with chopped onion and garlic in the pot first. I then fry the rice for a few minutes add chicken stock and VOILA!! PERFECT!

Abby, Sarah & Eli's Mom May 26, 2010

Thank you! Takes about 15 minutes on the stove before the 5 min rest time.

katreasanchez May 27, 2010

This was my first Basmati rice and it turned out perfect. I only added some salt with rice and water and that's all. Thank you!

Salvo Daze July 29, 2008

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