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How To Cook Rice

Watch more How to Make Rice & Grains videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to cook perfect rice every time with these tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Measure the water Add one and a half cups water for every cup of white rice, or two cups water for every cup of brown rice, to a heavy saucepan with a tight-fitting lid. Step 2: Bring to a boil Bring the water to a rolling boil. Add one tablespoon olive oil or butter for body and flavor. Tip For fluffier rice, rinse before cooking. This removes excess starch but also washes away some vitamins and minerals. Step 3: Stir Add the rice and stir. Cook for one minute. Then reduce the heat to low and cover. Step 4: Simmer white rice for 16-18 minutes or 35-40 minutes for brown rice. Tip Don't peek! Leave the lid on as much as possible to avoid losing steam, which is what cooks the rice. Step 5: Simmer Simmer white rice for 16-18 minutes, or 35-40 minutes for brown rice, until the water is absorbed. Step 6: Fluff and serve Fluff the rice with a fork and serve. Did You Know? There are more than 7,000 varieties of rice grown around the world.
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