The amount of water to cook Japanese rice is basically a little more than the amount of rice. The right amount of water to cook Japanese rice vary, depending on kinds and freshness of rice. If you are cooking rice in a rice cooker, please add water to the line indicated on the inner pot.
- 2 1/4 cups Japanese-style rice (short grain rice)
- 2 1/2 cups water
If you are cooking rice in a pot, put rice and water in the pot. Cover the pot with a lid and bring to a boil on high heat. Turn the heat down to low and cook about 20 minutes, or until the water is almost gone. Stop the heat and let it steam for about 15 minutes before opening the lid. Fluff the rice with rice spatula and serve into individual rice bowls.
Makes 4 servings