What is Basmati Rice?

Basmati rice is a long-grained rice that is frequently offered with curries and other Indian food.

Is extremely aromatic and has a slightly extra nutty and floral preference to it than various other rice and also can be located in both white basmati rice and also brownish basmati rice.

What we look for in Perfect Basmati Rice?

As we frequently mentioned, every person has different choices over the exact same dish. For us, we like al dente and also fragrant rice. So, our ideal basmati rice needs to be:

  • Al dente
  • Long
  • Separate
  • Fluffy
  • Just enough moisture
  • Aromatic, Fragrant
  • Full of nutty flavors

How to make Perfect Basmati Rice?

There are lots of discussions around the most effective way to make ideal Basmati Rice. Besides using a premium quality basmati rice, one of the most important variables for making remarkable basmati rice:

  • Soaking
  • Rinsing
  • Water-to-rice ratio
  • Cooking method
  • Cooking time

Instant Pot Basmati Rice Video Recipe

Instant Pot Basmati Rice Recipe


  • 1 cup of Basmati rice, rinsed
  • 1 1/2 cups of water
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place the rinsed rice and water into the instant pot, close the lid, and set the instant pot valve to seal.
  2. Set it to manual HIGH pressure for 8 minutes and wait. It’ll take the Instant Pot a while to pressurize before the 8-minute countdown begins.
  3. Once done, use the quick-release button. Fluff the rice with a fork, season with salt and pepper, and ENJOY!