Optional - Wash the rice to remove excess starch and use a colander to drain well.
Add the rice, water, oil, and salt to the rice cooker and stir to combine.
Choose Normal (Regular/Sushi) Rice setting. For Brown rice, select Brown Rice Setting.
Once finished cooking, fluff with a rice spatula/paddle and remove promptly to prevent the rice from getting mushy toward the bottom of the cooker.
*Water quantity depends on the type of rice you have.White Basmati Rice: If you use aged, long grain basmati rice made in India or Pakistan, you'll need 2 cups of water per 1 cup of rice. If you're using American or newly-harvested basmati rice, try reducing the amount of water to 1 3/4 cups.Brown Basmati Rice: If you're using Indian or Pakistani grown brown basmati rice, increase the water ratio to 1 cup rice to 2 1/2 cups water. If you're using new, American-grown brown basmati rice, use 1 cup rice to 2 cups water.