Rice by absorption method

This is the easiest way to make rice without a rice cooker. And, it's one of the basic recipes all households should know!

  • 30 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
  • Print


Rice by absorption
  • 2 cup jasmine rice
  • 2 cup water
  • pinch salt


Rice by absorption
  • 1
    Wash rice thoroughly until the water runs clear.
  • 2
    Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan with a tight fitting lid. Once the water is boiling, add rice and salt and boil; partially covered 5 minutes or until holes start to appear in the surface of the rice.
  • 3
    Cover completely with the lid (do not remove the lid again until rice is completely cooked) and turn the heat down as low as possible. Cook a further 10 minutes. Remove the pan completely from the heat and leave to stand a further 10 minutes before removing the lid and serving. Fluff with fork before serving.

More From Women's Weekly Food