Simple Rice at Home
what you need
*Saucepan with lid
1.Boil water and add salt
Pour water(for every cup of rice,use 2 cups of water) into a large saucepan with a
tight-fitting lid.Bring to a boil.Mix 1 teaspoon salt into the water.
2.Pour in rice
Add it to the boiling water.
3.Stir once,or just enough to separate the rice
Use a spoon to separate any clumps.Don’t over-stir:That can cause the rice to become
4.Cover the pot and simmer
Be sure the lid fits tightly on the pot.Turn down the heat to its lowest setting.Let
rice simmer for about 18 minutes, then remove from heat and allow the rice to steam
in the pot for another 5 minutes.
5.Fluff rice with a fork
Just before serving,gently fluff the rice with a fork to separate the grains.
TIP: Don’t uncover the saucepan or stir the rice during cooking.If
it’s done before you’re ready to serve it,place a folded towel over the
saucepan,replace the lid,and set aside.The towel will absorb excess moisture and
condensation,helping prevent overcooked and mushy rice.