# Quick Answer: How Much Water Do You Use Per Cup Of White Rice?

## How much water do I add to rice?

It’s simple: pour the rice into the pan you’re going to cook it in.

Level it out and place your index finger so that it is touching the surface of the rice.

Add enough water so that it comes up to your first knuckle — I usually use the crease on the palm-side of my finger..

## How much water do I use for 2 cups of rice?

Type of RiceWater to Rice RatioSimmer TimeWhite long-grain2 cups to 1 cup18 to 20 minutesWhite medium-grain1 1/2 cups to 1 cup15 minutesWhite short-grain1 1/4 cups to 1 cup15 minutesSushi rice (Calrose)1 1/3 cups to 1 cup18 to 20 minutes10 more rows

## How much water do I use for 3 cups of rice?

As a general rule of thumb, use the accepted ratio of 1 cup of water per 1 cup of dry rice. Therefore, for 3 cups of rice, you would add 3 cups of water, if your cooker can hold that much. The rice-to-water ratio is tricky, though, because some rice cookers cook more quickly than others.

## How much water do I use for a cup of white rice?

The basic water to white rice ratio is 2 cups water to 1 cup rice.

## How do I boil 1 cup of rice?

DirectionsBring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. … Reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and cook until rice is tender and has absorbed all the liquid, 16 to 18 minutes (check only toward the end of cooking time). … Remove from heat and let steam, covered, for 10 minutes.

## How much water do you use to cook 1/2 cup of rice?

Use a ratio of 1 1/2 water to 1 rice, so use 3/4 cup water to 1/2 cup rice.