The Perfect Fluffy Rice
If you are not using a scales, a simple way is to use volume such as a double shooter glass or a small espresso cup as a measure! use a double shot of rice per person and always add twice the volume of water!
- 120 g basmati rice (60g per person)
- 240 g water
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- Salt and pepper
- Rinse the rice in cold running water until the water is clear. This removes excess starch and that the grains don’t stick to each other.
- Place the rice in a saucepan and add Twice the volume or weight of cold water to the rice.
- Add a good pinch of salt, and a squeeze of lemon. Stir and bring the water to the boil. Then, turn the heat down to a simmer, on and cook for a minute. Turn off the heat and put the lid over the pan. Let the rice continue to cook with the render of heat for 10-12 minutes until you see holes appearing in the top of the rice and any excess water has been absorbed by the rice. Then fluff it up with a fork. Serve immediately.