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How to cook Japanese rice in a pot

Updated: Jun 30, 2020


1. rinse rice



















2. put it in a pot and add water.



















3. Water to Rice ratio is 1:1


<MEMO>

1 cup rice : 1 cup water

2 cups rice : 2 cups water

3 cups rice : 3 cups water









3. soak for an hour



















4. Put a lid on, bring to boil and cook for 2-3 minutes with MEDIUM HIGH heat



5. lower to MEDIUM heat and cook for 4-5 minutes



6. and then lower to LOW heat and cook for another 5-7 minutes










7. check to make sure all water has evaporated. If not, continue to cook at LOW heat one minute at a time.


If it looks like this, turn the heat off, and let it sit and steam with a lid on for 10+minutes













8. mix and serve!


for sushi, transfer rice to a bigger bowl and add Japanese rice vinegar and sugar to cooked rice, mix well and let it cool down


<MEMO>

1 cup of rice : 1.5 tbs of vinegar & sugar

2 cups of rice : 2.5 tbs of vinegar & sugar

3 cups of rice : 3.5 tbs of vinegar & sugar



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