How to cook basmati rice

Learn how to cook basmati rice with our expert tips and recipes. See our pro techniques for making fluffy basmati, long-grain and pilau rice. 

Our food editor-at-large Barney Desmazery cooks three different types of rice: basmati, long-grain and pilau, so you can have perfect rice every time.


See more recipes with our rice collection.


These videos are part of a home kitchen series run by BBC Good Food, encouraging the nation to stay home and get cooking.