Friday, 13 April 2012

Cooking Rice in Microwave

microwave plain rice

One of the advantages of cooking rice in microwave is that rice turns out 'khila khila' that is, grains are separate. You can serve rice in the same container in which it was cooked, that is, if you are using micro safe glassware. You can also reheat in the same container.
Recipe of cooking plain rice in microwave
1 ½ cup basmati rice
3 cups water
1. Wash and soak rice for about 1/2 an hour. Drain.
2. Cook rice with 3 cups of water, covered in the microwave safe bowl with a lid or with a cling film through which some holes have been pierced. Cook for 13 minutes on a High.
3. Turn off the microwave but let the rice stand in it for 5-10 minutes. In the meanwhile do not open the lid. Serve rice hot.

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