Basmati Rice
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  • Basmati Rice- 2 cups
  • Water- 2¼ cups
  • Salt- ¼ tsp
  1. Turn on the Instant Pot.
  2. Rinse the basmati rice take in a strainer under running water.
  3. Add the rice to the stainless steel pot.
  4. Add water.
  5. :1 ratio rice:water will make crisp rice.
  6. I like soft rice, hence adding ¼ cup more water. For 2 cups rice add 2¼ cups water.
  7. Close with the lid.
  8. Turn on pressure cook mode.
  9. Set time to 5 minutes at high pressure.
  10. After 5 minutes of pressure cooking, do a quick pressure release.
  11. Open the lid.
  12. Fluff the rice with a fork, you will have soft and well cooked basmati rice.
  13. Serve along with your favorite curry.
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