Place rice in a large deep 3 litre (12 cup) microwave-safe bowl. Add the boiling water and some salt. Cover with plastic wrap and vent. Place dish in the microwave. Use the SENSOR COOK MENU instructions (see notes). Choose the weight of the rice, in this case 0.2kg, and press start (this should take about 25 minutes). After cooking, fluff with a fork to separate the grains. Re-cover and set aside to keep warm.
Place paprika, ground coriander, cumin, turmeric, pepper and chilli powder in a 2.5 litre (10 cup) microwave-safe dish. Cover, microwave on 100, stirring halfway through for 1 minute, or until aromatic.