Perfect Basmati Rice


This recipe shows you how to make perfect rice every time using basmati, jasmine, enriched long grain, or brown rice. There's a simple trick to it!

This recipe shows you how to make perfect rice every time using basmati, jasmine, enriched long grain, or brown rice. There's a simple trick to it!

Ingredients
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • Water for soaking rice, plus more for cooking rice
  • 2 Tbsps. Butter
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
Instructions
  1. Place rice in large (preferably non-stick) saucepan and cover with cool water. Allow rice to soak 30 minutes to remove starch.
  2. Drain rice through a large mesh strainer then rinse with cool water for 30 seconds to continue removing excess starch.
  3. Return rice to the sauce pan and add enough water to cover the rice at least 1 inch. Cover and bring to a full boil on high heat. Be careful water doesn’t boil over.