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Instant Basmati Rice

Light, fluffy and fragrant basmati rice. Perfect for a tasty twist on stuffed peppers, rice pudding or savory curries. 

Ready in 5 minutes.

Minute Basmati
Cooking time
5 minutes

Add an exotic yet simple touch to your weeknight meals! Enjoy quick and delicious rice with an aromatic, nutty flavor and fluffy texture using Minute® Instant Basmati Rice. In just 5 minutes, you can have a steaming and fragrant bowl of perfectly cooked rice, great for serving with curries and soups for the family, or even a tasty meal for one.

Our pantry staple Minute® Instant Rice is simply cooked and dried with nothing added but convenience. The only ingredient is Non-GMO Project Verified rice! These slender basmati grains are versatile at mealtime too, no matter whether you follow a Gluten Free, vegetarian or vegan diet.

Did you know? You can cook our Instant Basmati Rice on the stove or in the microwave, meaning meal time just got a whole lot easier. At Minute® Rice, we’re on a mission to make your meals simple, so you can spend less time cooking and more time enjoying.

Available Sizes

  • 12 oz

Cooking time

5 minutes



Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts Instant Basmati Rice

Dietary Considerations & Product Benefits

  • Gluten Free
  • Non- GMO Project Verified
  • Gluten Free Certified
  • No Preservatives
  • MSG Free
  • Cholesterol Free
  • Sodium Free
  • Vegan/Vegetarian



Servings Rice Water
2 1 cup 1 cup
4 2 cups 2 cups
6 3 cups 3 cups
  1. Boil water.
  2. Add rice, stir, cover and remove from heat.
  3. Wait 5 minutes, or until water is absorbed, then fluff with a fork.


Servings Rice Water Minutes
2 1 cup 1 cup 6 min
4 2 cups 2 cups 8 min
6 3 cups 3 cups 10 min
  1. Place water and rice in a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Cover. Microwave on HIGH.
  3. Wait 5 minutes or until water is absorbed, then fluff with a fork.
  4. Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate.

Cooking Essential

Chicken Rice With Feta

Quick Tip

Instead of cooking your Minute® Instant Basmati Rice in water, try cooking it in a mixture of water, freshly squeezed orange juice and a dash of cardamom instead!

Recipe Idea

For Mediterranean flavor in no time, prepare this tasty Lemon Feta Chicken recipe using chicken breast, Greek seasoning, feta cheese and fresh basil leaves.

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