No well-equipped pantry should be without a bag of Great Value Basmati Rice. Add 1 cup of Tilda Pure Basmati to a bowl and cover with water and soak for 20 minutes. Cooking Instructions: 1) Rinse rice in cold water. For my perfect rice I washed 1 3/4 cups of rice in a metal strainer under cold water till water ran clear. It's better to use 1 3/4 cup of water for every cup of rice when it comes to basmati rice. I want to make more rice than this recipe calls for. Your feedback helps us make Walmart shopping better for millions of customers. Learn the good & bad for 250,000+ products.