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How to Cook Perfect Rice

How to Cook Perfect Rice

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Rice is a staple in many types of cuisines, and though it seems simple, undercooked or overcooked rice can ruin a meal. Tasty’s tips on how to cook rice – from the rice to water ratio for various types, to the timing, will help you ensure you cook your rice perfectly every time. To subscribe to their channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xx7sxWI9FNI


  • For long-grain white rice: 1 cup of rice to 2 cups water. For short-grain white rice: 1 cup of rice to 1 1/4 cup of water. For brown rice: 1 cup of rice to 1 3/4 cup of water.
  • Rinse your rice before you cook it!
  • Season the rice with salt after it goes into the pot (butter or olive oil can also be added).
  • Trust the timing – don’t raise the lid to check on it until it’s done.
  • Remove the pot from the heat at the end of the cooking time and let it steam, covered, for another 5-10 minutes to make it extra fluffy.