What is the water to rice ratio?
The basic water to white rice ratio is 2 cups water to 1 cup rice. You can easily, double and even triple the recipe; just make sure you are using a pot large enough to hold the rice as it cooks and expands.
What are 4 methods of cooking rice?
There are generally four different methods for cooking rice: steaming, boiling, pilaf and risotto, all of which produce very different results. Different methods often require specific types of rice to achieve the desired texture and flavor.
What are 2 methods of cooking rice?
Rice is normally prepared by boiling or steaming (or some combination of these) and it absorbs water during this process. Long-grain rice tends to remain separate or ‘fluffy’ after cooking while short- and medium-grain rice will tend to stick together more.
What is the four step of cooking rice?
All you have to do is place twice as much water as rice in a saucepan, with or without some butter and salt, bring it to a boil, then cover and turn the heat to low. Proceed to simmer for the amount of time suggested on the packaging, turn the heat off, let it sit a bit, fluff with a fork and enjoy.
How do you cook rice in a colander?
Drain the rice in a large colander and rinse it. Set the colander over a large saucepan of boiling water and steam the rice, covered with a kitchen towel and the lid, for 15 minutes, or until it is fluffy and dry.