The Perfect Fluffy Rice

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!
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Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Servings 2


  • 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.
Keyword asian, Kevin Dundon, rice