Steamed Rice

‘Steamed rice’ is very easy dish and you people may think why i am writing the recipe for this?

The marriage season is going on and many new brides doesn’t know how to cook perfect steamed rice. This recipe will help them to get a respect from their in-laws.

Not only new brides, now a days, many boys stay away from their homes. So they should know at least the basic rice cooking recipe.

Steamed rice is a back bone of many different recipes like pulao, biryani etc. Read how to cook rice perfectly.

Cooking Time – 20 minutes

Read Steamed Rice in Marathi

Ingredients :

  • 2 cup rice grains
  • Water

Recipe (Pressure Cooker): 

  1. Take the rice in a pot and wash it thoroughly by rubbing it between your palm and fingers.
  2. Repeat it 2 – 3 times until the water runs clear.
  3. Add water 1/2 inch above the rice.
  4. Place the pot in pressure cooker and cook on high flame.
  5. Cook until you listen 3 whistles.
  6. Turn off the gas and let the cooker get cool.
  7. Once the cooker is cool, open it and take out the rice pot.
  8. Rice is ready. Serve it with dal, curry etc.

Recipe (without pressure cooker): 

  1. Take the rice in a pot and wash it thoroughly by rubbing it between your palm and fingers.
  2. Repeat it 2 – 3 times until the water runs clear.
  3. Add water 1/2 inch above the rice.
  4. Turn on the heat to high. Place the pot over high flame.
  5. Soon it starts boiling rapidly. Once the water reduced, lower the flame.
  6. Cover the pot with a dish and let it simmer for 10 minutes or till all the water is gone.
  7. Turn off the heat. Remove the pot. Let the pot remain covered with the lid for a minute or two.
  8. Now remove the cover, fluff the rice and serve with dal, curry etc.

Tip : Whatever amount of rice you take, always be sure to keep the water level 1/2 inch above the rice.

Add small amount of salt to the rice, to avoid stickiness.


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