Boiled Rice


Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      3 hr

Appears in
Silk Road Vegetarian: Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free Recipes for the Mindful Cook

By Dahlia Abraham-Klein

Published 2014

  • About

This is a simple way of making rice on the stove; however, the rice grains don’t come out separately as they do in steamed chelow. The result can be loosely compared to sticky rice.


  • 3 cups (675 g) long-grain brown rice, such as basmati
  • 6 cups (1.5


  1. Wash and soak the rice per the instructions.
  2. Transfer the drained rice to a large saucepan and add the water, salt, and oil. Bring to a boil.
  3. Cover the pot and simmer for 45 minutes, or until the water is absorbed and the rice is tender. (Simmer for 15 minutes for white rice.) Remove from the heat and let