Organic Basmati Brown. Originating in Asia, rice is the most common staple crop on Earth. Brown rice is nutritionally superior. Rinse in cold water. Use 1 cup rice to 2 cups of water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15-20 mins covered, serve. Basmati rice is improved by rinsing in cold water and soaking for 1 hour prior to cooking as above.