How to Cook Perfect Boiled Rice


Any Indian curry served with Basmati rice is a complete meal.
Cooking perfect basmati rice is tricky sometimes . But with some tips ,you will be able to cook perfect rice
Let’s see how to cook perfect boiled rice.

Serving size for one person ?

100 grams of uncooked rice makes 250 grams of cooked rice which is sufficient for one person .
If you are cooking for 2 people you can take 200 grams of raw rice.

For best results wash your rice 2 to 3 times and soak them for 10 to 15 min in water.

How to boil :

  • Take double quantity of water in a pot ( if you have taken 1 cup of rice then take 2 cup of water )
  • Add some salt (optional) bring it to the boil on a high heat . Add your rice to the boiling water and
  • Wait for the rice to start jumping around . Now bring your heat to medium and half cover your pot with lid
  • For at least 10 min .after 10 min you see that water is all gone at that point of time switch off the heat .
  • Cover your pot fully and let it sit in this position for 5 more minutes. Now its ready to serve .

Optional tip :

Boiling rice with some bay leaves ,cumin seeds and cinnamon gives wonderful flavours .

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