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How to Cook Brown Basmati Rice - Absorption Method

Healthy rice which can be used in making pulao, biryani or fried rice. This basmati rice is rich in fiber and is very good for weight loss too.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings


  • Brown Basmati Rice - 1 cup
  • Water - 2 cup


  • Take rice in a bowl and wash it really well with different changes of water. Now take it in a bowl and cover with water..Let it soak for a minimum of 15 mins, you can soak it upto 1 hour max.
  • Now drain the rice and add it in a pot. Add water and bring it to a boil.
  • Cover the pot and simmer to the lowest flame. Cook this for 15 to 17 mins by which time the rice must have absorbed all the water.
  • Now off the flame open it and fluff it with a fork. Cover the pot again and leave to sit for 15 mins.
  • Now you can fluff it and serve or use in your cooking.
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