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Old 01-18-2012, 08:32 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by PrincessFiona60 View Post
I cook all grains in the rice cooker...I'm talking about hot cereals. There is a bit of a learning curve. I have not done Basmati, yet. But have had no problems thus far with any type I have used. Basmati seems to be a bit more delicate, I would use about 25% less water.
I don't know about white basmati, but brown basmati is more forgiving than regular, long grain, brown rice. DH was asked to turn off the rice while I was out grocery shopping. He forgot. I got home more than an hour after the rice should have been done. It was fine, albeit a little bit crispy on the bottom, but we like that.

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Old 01-18-2012, 11:26 PM   #12
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I have tried tons of different rices in rice cooker and never had this happen. I also store rices for up to year before using them. I go 2-1 for Brown Basmati (my fav right now) and a bit less water for white.(about 1 3/4- 1). Maybe your taste buds were just off for the night. Did you use the same water? That can effect it. Did you serve with totally different dishes?

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