Perfect White Basmati Rice

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In a medium saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, combine rice, 1 1/2 cups water, and 1⁄2 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil. Stir once, cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 18 minutes. (Do not lift the lid or stir!) Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes; fluff with a fork and serve.

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 cup basmati rice
  2. Check Kosher salt

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, combine rice, 1 1/2 cups water, and 1⁄2 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil. Stir once, cover, and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 18 minutes. (Do not lift the lid or stir!) Remove from heat and let stand, covered, for 5 minutes; fluff with a fork and serve.