How much water per cup of rice?
- As a general rule, use 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 cups of water per cup of long-grain white rice, but you may need to experiment a little to find the amount you like best. Brown rices require more water, while shorter-grain rices require less.
How much water do I use for 2 cups of rice?
|Type of Rice||Water to Rice Ratio||Simmer Time|
|Brown medium, short-grain||2 cups to 1 cup||50 minutes|
|Basmati||1 1/2 cups to 1 cup||15 to 20 minutes|
|Texmati||1 3/4 cups to 1 cup||15 to 20 minutes|
|Jasmine||1 3/4 cups to 1 cup||15 to 20 minutes|
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How long does it take to cook 2 cups of white rice?
Bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in rice and salt and return to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and cook until rice is tender and has absorbed all the liquid, 16 to 18 minutes (check only toward the end of cooking time).
What is the proper way to cook rice?
- In a medium saucepan over medium heat, bring water to a boil. Add rice, butter, and a large pinch of salt.
- Bring pan back to a simmer then lower heat and cook, covered, 18 minutes, or until rice is tender and water is absorbed.
- Remove from heat and let sit, covered, 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork and serve.
How much water do you need for rice?
To cook long-grained white rice on the stove, use a 2 to 1 water to rice ratio. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a small saucepan with a tight-fitting lid.