Good Eats Ogranic White Basmati Rice is a variety of long-grained rice that originates in the foothills of the Himalayas. Basmati is gluten-free and low in fat. It contains all eight essential amino acids, folic acid, and is very low in sodium and has no cholesterol. Basmati has a low to medium glycemic index, meaning that energy is released at a slower, steadier rate leading to a more balanced level of energy.
- Combine rice, liquid, and butter or oil in a pot, and bring to a boil.
- Cover with a tight-fitting lid. Reduce heat to maintain a low simmer, and cook for 15-18 minutes.
- Remove from heat (keep covered) and steam for 10 minutes. Fluff with fork and serve.