Perfectly cooked rice every time. 

1 whole clove
1 bay leaf
1 shallot
250g long-grain rice
500ml water
Salt

  1. Use the clove to pin the bay leaf to the shallot and place in an oven proof dish. Sprinkle in the rice and stir in 500ml water and a pinch of salt.
  2. Place the dish of rice on shelf level 2 on Steam setting and cook at 99°C for 40 minutes.
To serve

Variation: If using basmati rice, use only 375ml water. You can use stock or tomato juice instead of water to add extra flavour to the rice.