Sona Masoori is so moreish, tender, delicate and aromatic. This high-quality medium grain rice is beloved cross southern India and pairs perfectly with South Indian and Sri Lankan flavours. It’s lower in starch so it’s especially good chucked in a stir-fry, crisping up as it glides effortlessly around the cooking pan. It’s the first choice of rice lover’s rice.
For best cocking result wash the rice and leave to soak for 20-30 minutes
Lidded Saucepan: In a lidded saucepan, add the rice and just under double its weight in cold water. Bring the rice to a boil cover with a lid, then reduce the heat and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes. Once it has absorbed most of the water take off the heat and leave it to rest, still keep it covered, for 5 more minutes.
Microwave: fill microwave-safe bowl to 1-part rice with 2 parts water. Little salt to taste. Cover bowl loosely with cling film then cook on high for roughly 6-10 minutes, depending on your microwave.