Cooking basmati rice is not rocket science. Make the fluffiest rice using my no fail basmati rice recipe. The recipe includes a two-way stove and IP cooking method.
New rice needs less water for cooking because newly harvested rice is well hydrated. As rice starts to age, the moisture content reduces. Therefore, aged rice requires more water for cooking.
WATER RATIO TO NEW & AGED RICE
Fluffy Basmati Rice Recipe