------------- Recipe Extracted from Meal-Master (tm) v6.14 ------------------
  
      Title: Basmati Chaaval
 Categories: Indian Ethnic Easy Side dish  
   Servings:  6
 
       2 c  basmati rice                      3/4 t  salt 
       1 T  unsalted butter                 2 2/3 c  water 
 
   Pick the rice over and put in a bowl.  Wash in several changes of water.
   Drain.   Pour 3 times the water you have rice over the rice and let soak
   for 30 minutes hour.  Drain thoroughly.
   Combine the rice, salt, butter and the water in a pot.  Bring to a boil.
   Cover  with a tight fitting lid,  turn heat to very low and cook for  20
   minutes.   Lift  the lid,  mix gently but quickly with a fork and  cover
   again.  Cook for 5-10 minutes until tender.
  
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