Amid the current public health and economic crises, when the world is shifting dramatically and we are all learning and adapting to changes in daily life, people need wikiHow more than ever. We use cookies to make wikiHow great. Of course the different steps helped, "I loved the tip on soaking the rice ahead of time, this definitely cut down on the cooking time. Brown basmati rice still has the bran and germ layers around it. "Excellent instructions. Try again! Learn How To Cook Brown Basmati Rice In A Uniquely Indian Style Amazon Associates Program GimmeTasty.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com . To cook basmati brown rice, rinse the rice thoroughly until the water runs clear. But because brown basmati rice is often processed with talc, powdered glucose, and rice powder, it usually needs to be rinsed more than twice. Therefore, you should keep rinsing it until the rinse water is clear. The warm setting will hold the rice at a safe serving temperature until you turn off the cooker. I try to keep some cooked up in the fridge at all times. Swirl the rice and water for 1 minute to remove the starch, drain the water, then … Some kinds of rice, such as jasmine, only need to be rinsed twice. Soaking it reduces cooking time, thus preserving more of its flavor. You can really leave it there as long as you like -- the moisture at the bottom will even out and the finished rice should be slightly al dente with all the grains separate.If there are a few clumps, just break them up with a fork or your fingers before serving or storing. {"smallUrl":"https:\/\/www.wikihow.com\/images\/thumb\/3\/3e\/Cook-Basmati-Brown-Rice-Step-1-Version-2.jpg\/v4-460px-Cook-Basmati-Brown-Rice-Step-1-Version-2.jpg","bigUrl":"\/images\/thumb\/3\/3e\/Cook-Basmati-Brown-Rice-Step-1-Version-2.jpg\/aid5641175-v4-728px-Cook-Basmati-Brown-Rice-Step-1-Version-2.jpg","smallWidth":460,"smallHeight":345,"bigWidth":"728","bigHeight":"546","licensing":"

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