Pocket Tips To Cook Any Type Of Rice Perfectly

The challenge to cook the perfect pot of fluffy rice is not easy at all.  This article have provided cooking tips for different types of rice. We will take you through the technique on the cooking equipment to use, water to rice ratio and troubleshooting tips that make sure the rice to achieve fluffiness.

Overview.

Choosing rice.

This is an important step before you start. With many types of rice on the market, make sure that you know how to choose the best rice. Learn more how to choose the best rice to cook.

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Some recommendations about good rice that are available to buy online at Longdan:

Longdan Jasmine Rice 2Kg

Longdan Jasmine Brown Rice 1kg

Longdan Premium Sushi Rice 500g

Longdan Jasmine Broken Rice 1kg

Explore more Asian rice collections.

Rice Preparation.

Rinsing rice before you cook it is key—it washes away the starchy powder that would otherwise make the grains of rice clump up and stick together.

Rinse the rice in a bowl or pot with 1-2 changes of cold water, draining carefully between rinses.

Tips: Using fine-mesh sieve instead of the bowl or pot for the least annoying.

Equipment.

We highly comment for using rice cooker to make the perfect pot of rice. It is an perfect option for cooking any type of rice. You can find the best one here from Asian supplier.

Midea Rice Cooker 0.6L

Midea Rice Cooker 1.0L

Cuckoo IH Rice Cooker 10 Cup (CRP-P1009S)

Rice water ratio for rice cooking.

Water can be adjusted depending on the new crop or old crop rice. So, using less water for the new crop and vice versa.

Type of Rice

Water to Rice Ratio

Simmer Time

Yields

White long-grain

2 cups to 1 cup

18 to 20 minutes

2 cups

White medium-grain

1 1/2 cups to 1 cup

15 minutes

3 cups

White short-grain

1 1/4 cups to 1 cup

15 minutes

3 cups

Sushi rice

1 1/3 cups to 1 cup

18 to 20 minutes

2 1/2 cups

Brown long-grain

1 3/4 cups to 1 cup

40 to 45 minutes

2 1/2 cups

Brown medium, short-grain

2 cups to 1 cup

50 minutes

3 cups

Jasmine

1 3/4 cups to 1 cup

15 to 20 minutes

3 cups

                                                                                                                                
How to cook rice in a rice cooker.

 I will take you through step-by-step to cook the perfect pot of fluffy rice. Just following the below instructions:

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Step 1: Put 1 cup of jasmine rice into rice cooker
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  • Step 2: Add 1 and 3/4 of water
Put 1 cup of jasmine rice into rice cooker
  • Step 3: Cover & turn on the rice cooker

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  • Step 4: Cook until the the power button automatically switches to “keep warm”

Note: For other types of rice, please follow rice water ratio above.

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Troubleshooting tips.

  • If rice is not quite tender enough and liquid is not fully absorbed, cook for 2 to 4 minutes longer.
  • If rice is crunchy, add 1/4 cup of additional water, cover and turn on the rice cooker, and wait for 2 to 4 minutes until the power button automatically switches to “keep warm”.