How To Cook Perfect Fluffy Rice | Jamie Oliver
Okay guys, what makes the perfect rice? Well
look, we want our rice to be nutty and fluffy not sticky and not stuck together. So I’m
going to give you the ultimate recipe that’s going to look after you. Fail safe, beautiful
fluffy rice. It’s so simple. Just get yourself a mug, fill that with rice.
This recipe here applies to white basmati rice; we’re going to put one cup of basmati
rice to two mugs of water. Boiling or just regular cold water. This will serve 4 people.
Trust me; I know you don’t believe me. Four people no problemo.
Okay, we want a nice pinch of salt. The lid goes on and we’re going to put that on a high
beat, being it to the boil and just cook it hard for about 8-10 minutes. Now that’s had
about 9 minutes. You can see these little holes have formed here. That’s the steam escaping.
If I run my fork around her you can see how fluffy that is. This is your basic fluffy
rice. It’s so simple and sort of creamy and nutty and wonderful carrier of flavours.
Right I’m going to give you three flavours so you guys can have fun with it, make it
compliment your dishes. So again, one mug of our basmati rice, two mugs of water and
a good pinch of salt. Let’s kick it off. We’ve got things like saffron
here. That’s the stamen of the crocus flower, so a little pinch going into this rice. Look
at the flavour that’s going to come out here. And the colour as well. Lid goes on top. So
that’s Saffron scented rice. The next one, we’re going to flavour this
one with the beautiful salted lemon. You can get these in the supermarkets, they’re really
perfumed, and they’re really gorgeous. So just plop one of two of these lemons into
that batch of rice. And lid always on top as well.
Last one, I want to flavour this with Indian flavours this time. We’ve got cloves, cardamom
seeds; we’ve got some turmeric and some cinnamon. So you can take any combination of these.
I like to go generous on the cloves, so at ten cloves at least, it’s going to give it
an amazing flavour. A stick of cinnamon, half of that goes in and about a teaspoon of the
tumeric. Turmeric incredibly good for you. Again, just like all these others we’re going
to go on with a lid and just let it boil until it evaporates. And literally just after 8-10
minutes it’s perfect. Fork it up; it’s going to be perfection every
single time. So, we’ve got our salted lemon here, can you
see how this lemon has complete softened up so much. Gone almost jammified. Get all the
pips and then I’m just going to chop it up. You know you could take some herbs, mints,
parsley corianders. That’s the chance to add some freshness. When I fluff that up you can
get that flavour all the way through it, it starts to plump up and freshen up. It’s so
reliable this recipe SO salted lemon and mint. Wonderful with an infinite amount of dishes.
Spiced turmeric, Indian inspired rice. Beautiful and last but not least. This is your saffron
rice. Just a little pinch of something takes it a totally different direction. So saffron,
brilliant with meat or fish. Absolutely gorgeous, it’s edging Morocco, Spain, Persian flavours.
That’s just four beautiful recipes that you guys can use to get you excited about perfect
fluffy gorgeous rice. So guys if you want more inspiration about
recipes that compliment rice or go with the rice, then click on some of the boxes below.
They’ll be a whole load of other food tube recipes that will alp up a bit of gorgeous
fluffy rice. Take care guys, lots of love.