Rice is a cereal grain and no other staple food is eaten as much in the world, especially in Asia where they even have it for breakfast. It is a great accompaniment to dishes such as chili and curry. There are 13 types of rice, for example, medium grain rice which is used in dishes such as risotto. Long grained rice is usually steamed and short grain rice is used in sushi, molded salads, and rice pudding. Here we are going to tell you how to cook white rice.
Time needed: 25 minutes.
How to cook white rice. White rice is probably the most common rice out there. This way to cook white rice will give you delicious fluffy rice.
- Rice washing
First, you need to wash 1 cup of white rice.
White rice will turn the water milky. Wash rice until water will be clear.
- Start cooking rice
For 1 cup of rice, you need 1 3/4 cup water and 1 teaspoon salt.
Bring the water to the boil. When it has boiled add the salt. Put in the rice and stir with a wooden spoon once. Don’t stir again as this can make the rice sticky.
- Simmer and steam rice
Turn the heat down to a low setting, cover the pan and simmer for 18 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and steam the rice in the pan for 5 minutes.
Just before you serve the rice take a fork and fluff it up.