Basic Rice Cooking - No Rice Cooker

Cooking rice in a rice cooker is easy and effective. But we can also cook delicious and fluffy rice without the help of rice cooker.

Basic Rice Cooking

  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 cups water
  • A saucepan or pot with lid
  • Rinse the rice with water for 2 or 3 times to get rid of any dirt and impurities. 
  • For every cup of long grain rice, add 2 cups of water. 
  • Bring the water and rice to boiling, cover with lid and turn the heat to simmer or very low flame. 
  • Let the rice cook with lid covered for about 20 to 25 minutes or until the rice absorb all the water and become tender. 
  • During this process, if the water boiling and overflow, keep the lid tilted to allow steam to escape. 
  • Remove from heat and let it sit with lid covered for about 15 minutes. 
  • Serve it with any dishes.