Sona Masoori rice is popular in the southern Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. This light, aromatic rice is also considered healthy as it has low starch content, making it easier to digest. It is also rich in fibre and is not highly processed, hence retaining essential nutrients.
Cooking Instructions: You can choose from one of the following methods. For best results, wash and soak the rice for 20-30 minutes. For cooking, add 1 and a 1/2 times water to the quantity of rice.
- Closed pan: The mixture of water and rice should be boiled in a heavy bottom pan and then cooked for 10 minutes (covered and on low heat). Turn of the heat and leave it to stand, covered for 5 more minutes.
- Microwave: Cover the microwave bowl with cling film, pierce and cook at the temperature specified for your microwave model. If using a 650W microwave oven, cook on high for 6 minutes. To reheat in the microwave, set it on high for 3-4 minutes.