The perfect ratio is two parts water to one part rice. Therefore, if you’re cooking two cups of rice, you’ll need four cups of water.
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How to use the ratio of rice to water calculator – To determine how much water and how long you need to cook your rice:
- Choose a type of rice from the list provided.
- The calculator will inform you of the standard rice-to-water ratio based on the type of rice you’ve selected.
- Enter the rice quantity.
- The amount of water to be added will be calculated according to the standard ratio. For example, 3 cups of jasmine rice would require 5.25 cups of water according to the rice-to-water ratio.
- The cooking time will also be displayed automatically based on the type of rice selected. It assumes you are cooking the rice on a stove (so not a rice cooker or any other cooking apparatus). Remember to always double-check the rice’s packaging, as cooking times are typically listed there. Lastly, cooking times for larger quantities of rice may vary by a few minutes.