1. 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. You can add an optional pinch of salt if you wish.
What is the ratio of water to rice?
A 2-to-1 ratio, liquid to rice, produces soft, tender rice. Chewier rice will result from using a 1-to-1 ratio, or from adding a bit more water. I usually go with a 2-to-1 ratio for cooking a long-grain rice like basmati.
What is the standard ratio for cooking rice?
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.
How much rice do I need for 2 cups?
Measure one cup of long grain white rice into a cup and level it off. One cup of dry rice will make enough cooked rice for two to three adult servings. (Or two adults and two small children.) The cool thing about this recipe is it is proportional.
How much water do I use for one and a half cups of rice?
The biggest mistake most people make which results in gluey rice is using the wrong rice to water ratio. The correct rice to water ratio is 1 : 1.5 (1 cup of rice to 1.5 cups of water).
Why is my rice mushy?
When the rice gets mushy, that probably means that you cooked it too long with too much water. This can cause the rice grains to split open and make your rice squishy and gooey. If you want to fix that, one of the simplest solutions is to make it even mushier and turn it into a rice pudding.
How much water do I put in a cup of rice?
Then, measure the proper water to rice ratio.
Measure 1 1/2 cups of water and 1 teaspoon olive oil for every cup of uncooked rice. (1 cup dry rice yields about 3 cups cooked.) Combine the rice, oil, and water in a medium saucepan, and stir to combine. Bring to a boil over high heat.
How much water do you need for 4 cups of rice?
How much water do I use for 4 cups of rice? To make 4 cups of dry rice, you will need 6- 7 cups of water.
How much does 1 cup of rice serve?
Rice Conversions & Equivalents
|1 cup uncooked white rice||yields||3 cups of cooked white rice|
|Assuming 1/2 cup of cooked rice per person.|
|¾ cup (96 grams) uncooked rice||serves||4 persons|
|1 cup (180 grams) uncooked rice||serves||6 persons|
|2 cup (360 grams) uncooked rice||serves||12 persons|
How do I measure a cup of rice?
Put 16 tablespoons of rice into a clear glass cup. Put a piece of tape at the top of the rice level. Now you do have a measuring cup (sort of). You can measure your rice using any container as long as you keep the proportion of rice to water the same.
How do you cook a small amount of rice?
Pour the specified amount of water into a saucepan, cover, then bring to a boil (use about 2-2½ cups of water per cup of rice). Add the rice and salt. Cover and cook over very low heat about 15 min without uncovering.