How To Cook Perfectly Fluffy Basmati Rice

Place the rice in a bowl and fill it with water. Wash and rinse it gently by hand. Repeat this 2 or 3 times until the water is not too cloudy.

Wash the Rice

Drain the rice in a colander, then transfer it to a saucepan.

Drain the Rice

Add butter, salt, and 1⅛ cup of water to the saucepan with the already rinsed rice.

Combine Ingredients

Turn the heat to low, put the lid on the pan, and simmer the rice for 12-15 minutes or until the water has been absorbed.

Simmer and Cook