How To Make Basmati Rice in A Pressure Cooker, Indian Style


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How To Make Basmati Rice in A Pressure Cooker, Indian Style

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Pressure cooking has made life easier for us by reducing the time taken to cook many dishes! Basmati rice can also be cooked using this handy tool, if you use the right amount of water and cook it for the right duration of time.

Here we show you how to make perfect Basmati rice in a pressure cooker. It can be served hot with a dollop of ghee, along with a subzi and dal, or used to make many delectable rice dishes.

Try other basic recipes like Cheese Sauce or Basic Dum Aloo Gravy .

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Soaking time:  30 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 cups
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Ingredients
Method
    Method
  1. Soak the rice in enough water for 30 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Combine the rice, salt and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Use as required.

Nutrient values per cup
Energy148 cal
Protein2.9 g
Carbohydrates33.6 g
Fiber1.8 g
Fat0.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A0 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.8 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid3.4 mcg
Calcium4.3 mg
Iron0.3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium0 mg
Potassium0 mg
Zinc0.6 mg

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How To Make Basmati Rice in A Pressure Cooker, Indian Style
5
 on 05 Aug 18 07:47 AM


When I cook rice directly in cooker, rice gets burnt at the bottom. So how to avoid this. I tried your method also. Please suggest me what to do. Regards, Prabha
How To Make Basmati Rice in A Pressure Cooker, Indian Style
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 on 05 Apr 18 07:24 AM


Very helpful, thank you!
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05 Apr 18 08:44 AM
How To Make Basmati Rice in A Pressure Cooker, Indian Style
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 on 08 Nov 17 12:40 PM


I always believed that if we want each grain separate it can only be made on an open flame but when I came across this recipe and tried it, it was easier faster and just perfect...