How to cook Perfect Basmati Rice for Biryani
Cooking perfect rice for Biryani is rather tricky , but if you follow the correct method you will never go wrong .You will get each grain separate and the Biryani will turn out perfect
Prep Time
05Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
10-15Minutes 30Minutes
Prep Time
05Minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
10-15Minutes 30Minutes
Instructions
  1. Wash the rice till the water is crystal clear .
  2. Soak it for 30 minutes .
  3. Place 6 cups of water to boil in a big pot .
  4. Add the whole spices , ghee/ oil and salt .
  5. After the water comes to a rolling boil , add rice .
  6. Let the rice boil on full flame till 80% cooked .
  7. Remove from fire and using a sieve drain all the water .
  8. Pour cold water over rice , this shall stop the future cooking of rice .
  9. Let the rice stand in the sieve , so that all the extra water is drained out .
  10. Do not cover the rice , let it dry for a few minutes .
  11. The rice is ready to be used for any biryani which needs further cooking .
Recipe Notes