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Perfect Basmati Rice Every Time

If you follow this method of cooking basmati rice it will be perfect and fluffy every time; the rinsing is very important as it removes alot of the starch.It is best to use a rice cooker, but can be cooked in a saucepan with equal success.

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  • Put the rice in your ricemaker ( or saucepan ) and rinse several times with cold water swishing gently with your hand to release excess starch. Drain.
  • Add the 2 1/4 cups cold water to the ricemaker ( saucepan ) and the salt.
  • Turn the ricemaker on and leave until done. ( Or bring the saucepan to a boil, cover and simmer on low for 20 mins ).
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"If you follow this method of cooking basmati rice it will be perfect and fluffy every time; the rinsing is very important as it removes alot of the starch.It is best to use a rice cooker, but can be cooked in a saucepan with equal success."
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  1. Provl8dy in training
    My new favorite rice! I was reluctant to stray from the typical white rice my family adores but the basmati was received with rave reviews from EVERYONE.
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  2. dreamgirlcr
    This was excellent! I doubled the recipe and it came out light & fluffy! Thank you for posting! I had never made basmati rice before and I was looking for a simple recipe.
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  3. Eat and be Merry
    Really is perfect, I devoured it. I don't have a rice cooker, I used stovetop electric, which still turned out perfect.
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  4. maniglory
    I just made it, it turned out great!
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  5. davinandkennard
    I have used this method twice now and the results have been perfect every time. Wonderful method! T.J.
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