Steamed Basmati Rice

Steamed Basmati Rice

2 servings
Cooking 15 min
Standing 5 min

180 calories per serving 


Ingredients

2/3 cup basmati rice   120 g
1 1/3 cup water   330 mL
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g

Method

  1. Rinse the rice and drain it.
  2. Pour the specified amount of water into a saucepan, cover, then bring to a boil (use about 2-2½ cups of water per cup of rice). Add the rice and salt. Cover and cook over very low heat about 15 min without uncovering.
  3. Remove the saucepan from the heat. The water should be completely absorbed. Should it not be, cover and simmer for a few more minutes. Let stand, covered, 3-5 min. Serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (140g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

180

Fat

0.4 g

1 %

Saturated 0.1 g
+ Trans 0 g

1 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

2 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

40 g

13 %

Fibre

1 g

2 %

Sugars

0 g

Protein

4 g

Vitamin A

0 %

Vitamin C

0 %

Calcium

2 %

Iron

2 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: 0 serving
Grain Products: serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Cholesterol, Fat, Saturated Fat, Sodium, Sugar, Trans Fat
Source of :
Magnesium, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Zinc
Good source of :
Selenium
Excellent source of :
Manganese
Diet-related health claims :
Artery-healthy, Heart-healthy

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This recipe is in the following categories: Rice/Grain | Side dishes | Artery-healthy | Halal | Heart-healthy | Kosher | Low Cholesterol | Low Fat | Low Saturated Fat | Low Sodium | Vegan | Vegetarian

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