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How to make Basmati Rice

Veena Azmanov

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Basmati rice is a long-grain aromatic rice from India that’s similar to jasmine rice. This should-know cooking technique is general knowledge for experienced cooks, but the majority of people are a little rusty on their rice cooking. Here's how to cook basmati rice with five tried and tested methods

– The long grain rice is not just pretty and impressive to look at it is also less sticky which means it can be used for many meals not just Indian food.

– Cooking rice shouldn't be complicated and basmati is the perfect rice to make if you are a novice or seasoned cook.


– All the ingredients are simple and easy or pantry staples.

Cooking basmati on the stovetop


Basmati rice in the microwave


Basmati rice in the Instant pot


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