Wash rice three or four times, until the water runs clear.
Drain and keep aside.
Learn to cook perfect Indian rice in the step-by-step recipe below with expert on Indian cooking, Monica Haldar.
The chef, presenter and food writer founded the acclaimed Indian pop-up restaurant and cookery school The Spice Club, as well as the online cookery school Shikshak.
She is the host of Fine Dining Lovers' Secrets of Indian Cooking series, and an authority on authentic Indian food (with a little help from her mother).