No soak: Bring 1 cup of rice and 2 cups water to a boil. Cover and cook over lowest heat setting for 15 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes after cooking.Rinse: Rinse rice in colander. Bring to a boil with 1 3/4 cups water. Cover and cook 15 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes after cooking.Soak: Soak rice for 30 minutes. Rinse in colander. Bring to a boil with ¼ths cup water, cover and cook 8 minutes. Let the rice stand 15 minutes.
Place the unrinsed basmati rice in the IP liner or in a separate IP-safe container with 1 1/4 cups water. Pressure cook for 8 minutes, then wait for 10 minutes for the pressure to release naturally or force-release. Fluff grains with fork before serving.
Place a cup of unrinsed rice in a microwave-safe bowl with 2 cups water. Microwave on high for 12 minutes. Let the rice stand 10 minutes in the microwave, then fluff the rice gently with a fork before serving.