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Basic White Rice Recipe-1708

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
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This recipe yields 2½ cups cooked rice.

Yield: Serves 6


  • 1 cup raw white basmati rice (found in health food stores)
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon salt


In a medium saucepot with a lid over high heat, combine the rice, water, and salt and bring to a boil; stir, reduce the heat to very low, cover, and simmer for 12 minutes. Lift the lid, stir the rice, replace the lid, turn off the heat, and place the covered pot in a skillet of warm water over low heat for 10 minutes to finish steaming the rice. Do not lift the lid until ready to serve.

© 1996 Elizabeth Terry

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

113kcal (6%)
11mg (1%)
0mg (0%)
0mcg RAE (0%)
0mg (0%)
198mg (8%)
0g (0%)
0g (0%)
0mg (1%)

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