- 1 kg washed and drained rice
- 1 teaspoon of salt
Bring 3 lt of water to boil in a big pot with an heavy bottom. When the water boils add rice and salt. Stir with a spoonful or a wooden spoon, cover and let cook for 12-15 minutes. When the rice is almost ready, drain it, then put again the rice in the pot and sprinkle with 125 ml of water. Stir to separate the grains and drain again. Wind up the cover with a cloth to absorb the humidity, let cook again at low fire to let the rice cook with its own steam for 30 min.
The rice is well know all over the world to be a fundamental ingredient of the Indian cuisine. It can be served plain or as side dish. It can be also the main ingredient of several recipes: the most famous is biryani.