How to cook white rice in a rice cooker
This recipe is for cooking white rice using an electronic rice cooker. For the white rice, use short grain rice (also known as sticky rice, Korean rice, Japanese rice or sushi rice).
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|1 cup||Rice, white short grain 쌀|
|1 cup||Water 물|
Good to Know
1 cup (240ml) of rice usually serves 2 people.
Rice & Water Ratio
For cooking white rice using an electronic rice cooker, the rice-water ratio is usually 1 part of rice & 1 part of water. Rice:Water=1:1
The ratio may vary a little depending on the brand of rice and your personal preference. Some people like their rice more watery than others.
2 cups rice -> 2 cups water
3 cups rice -> 3 cups water
4 cups rice -> 4 cups water
5 cups rice -> 5 cups water
If you use a pot the ratio is different. See cooking white rice in a pot.
For mixed (multigrain) rice, the ratio is completely different. See cooking multigrain rice using a rice cooker and cooking multigrain rice in a pot.
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Ingredient amounts in the recipe instructions are for the default serving size.
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Ingredient amounts in the recipe summary are for the default serving size.
1. Wash rice
Wash 1 cup of rice in cold water. Do not rub it too hard or too long as it will lose nutrients. Wash twice in total. Second time, drain the water as much as possible without losing the rice grains.
2. Add water
Add 1 cup of water. *See tips for water ratio for different amounts.
Add 1 cup of water
Place it in the rice cooker and select white rice (if there is an option). It’s best to leave it (don’t open) for 5-10 min even after the cooking completion light has come on.
Place in the rice cooker
With a rice spatula, flip through the rice very gently. Serve in a rice bowl.
Flip rice gently
Serve in a bowl