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How much water to add to rice so that it does not stick together: useful tips

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Loose rice
Crumb rice. Source: Pixabay

Rice is a valuable and tasty product that can be boiled, fried, and added to cutlets and risotto. You can also make milk cereals, soups, and sushi. But very often rice does not turn out loose, burns and turns out undercooked, for a number of reasons.

How to cook rice at home

The FoodOboz editorial team has selected useful tips for you on how to cook loose rice that will not turn into a sticky mess but will be homogeneous and tasty.

The most important thing is to choose the right rice for cooking a particular dish because one variety is not universal for cooking all rice dishes.

How to cook rice properly

How much water to add to different types of rice:

steamed - 1: 2;

long-grain - 1: 1.5-2

medium-grained- 1: 2-2.5

How to cook different types of rice

round 1: 2.5-3

steamed - 1: 2

brown - 1: 2.5-3

wild - 1: 3.5

Cooking time for different types of rice:

white - 20 minutes

steamed - 30 minutes

Recipe for rice with vegetables in a pan

brown - 40 minutes

wild - 40-60 minutes

In a pot

Recipe for loose rice

Rinse rice well with cold water, put it in a saucepan and cover with the required amount of water. Be sure to add a little oil. Bring the rice to a boil, reduce the heat and cook for 20 minutes. Then cover and leave for another 10-15 minutes.

In a multicooker

How to cook rice deliciously

Rinse rice, put in a bowl, add spices and water or broth, and turn on the multicooker to the desired mode. The dish will be very soft, tasty and loose.

In a pan

Wash rice. Heat oil in a frying pan, add the washed and dried rice, and fry it for 1-2 minutes. Be sure to stir it to prevent it from burning. Then add water, reduce the heat and cook for 20 minutes. Then cover, reduce the heat and simmer for another 15 minutes.

Salad recipe with rice

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