Rinse 1 heaped cup sona masuri (230 grams) very well in water. Then add the rice in a pressure cooker, also add 1/4 to 1/3 teaspoon salt or add as required. Add 2.5 cups water, you can add water depending on the quality of rice. Pressure cook for 10 to 12 minutes or 3 to 4 whistles or till the rice is cooked well, do ensure that the rice does not get overcooked, for the hand pounded sona masuri rice, pressure cooked for 14 minutes. when the pressure settles down on its own, remove the lid, fluff the rice.