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Ensure that you have to correct rice for the recipe you are cooking. Also, do not disturb the rice during cook time. Some other reasons could be: correct measurement of rice and water, inadequate simmer or cook time, correct pot size, appropriate burner size. Refer to cooking instructions in the FAQ below.
Cook 1 cup uncooked long grain or medium grain rice, with 2 cups water. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a 2-quart heavy saucepan. Stir in 1 cup of rice. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes or until all the water is absorbed. Remove from heat and let steam with the lid on for 2 minutes longer.
For rice pudding Khichdi and Sushi, use medium or short grain rice. Use long grain rice for Rice Pilaf and Biryani.
Veer® Rice has a very pleasant aroma and taste. However, it is possible for the rice to absorb other smells or odors, while in storage. An additional possibility could be the quality of water in which the rice was prepared. Kindly check both if you face any issues regarding the taste.
Yes. In a shallow pan, use 2 cups boiling liquid, add 1 cup of rice, stir, cover and bake at 350°F. Cook long grain rice for 25 to 30 minutes; parboiled rice 30 to 40 minutes.
Yes, and if you use a rice steamer/cooker,  it is advisable follow the manufacturer's directions. Some come with a simple on and off button, while some come with special options for different types of rice.  Most rice steamers usually need 1 1/2 cups of water per 1 cup of Veer ® rice.
Yes. In a 2-quart microwave-safe dish combine 2 cups of water and 1 cup of rice. Cover and microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes. Reduce setting to 50% power, microwave for 15 minutes or until all the water is absorbed. If your microwave does not have variable power settings, follow the manufacturer's directions. Also, it is not recommended to cook more than 1 cup of uncooked rice in a microwave.
Cooking any kind of basmati rice in a pressure cooker is not advisable, because there is fair a chance that the rice might become undesirably soft and sticky. However, if you still wish to use a standard pressure cooker then use a 2:1 ratio of water and rice. Let the cooker whistle twice. Turn off the heat and do not un-lid until the steam goes out automatically. Or else, you can refer to the cooking instructions on the rice pack.

For more than five decades, Veer Overseas Ltd. has been providing a wide range of quality Indian basmati rice to over 1 million households worldwide. At Veer Overseas, our commitment to deliver superior quality, makes us one of the most reputed basmati rice brands in the world.