# Question: How much water do you use to cook rice with fingers?

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The water level should be at your first knuckle when the tip of your finger touches the rice. In the knuckle method, you add one first-knuckle’s worth of water regardless of the amount of rice being cooked.

## Does the rice knuckle trick work?

The trick is memorizing the volumes by variety used. The knuckle trick works well for Chinese-style rice cookers (Tatung rice cookers) that have a separate steaming component working while you are cooking the rice.

## How much water do I use for 2 cups of rice?

The most common ratio for rice to liquid is 1 to 2 or 1 cup rice to 2 cups of water which will yield 3 cups cooked rice. The formula is simple: 1-2-3. So if you were cooking 2 cups of rice, you would cook it with 4 cups of liquid to yield 6 cups of cooked rice.

## What is the trick to cooking rice?

1. Boil water and add salt. After you rinse your rice, pour fresh water (for every cup of rice, use 1¾ cups of water) into a large saucepan with a tight-fitting lid. …
2. Pour in rice. …
3. Stir once, or just enough to separate the rice. …
4. Cover the pot and simmer. …
5. Fluff rice with a fork.

## How long should you let rice cook?

Bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in rice and salt and return to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and cook until rice is tender and has absorbed all the liquid, 16 to 18 minutes (check only toward the end of cooking time).

## How much water do you put for half a cup of rice?

How much water do I use for half a cup of rice? Use a ratio of 1 1/2 water to 1 rice, so use 3/4 cup water to 1/2 cup rice. Put both in microwave container with vented lid.

## Does the knuckle trick work for brown rice?

Place desired amount of rice in saucepan and add water. The correct amount of water is reached when you touch the rice with the tip of your index finger, and the water level rises to your first knuckle. … This method seems accurate for almost any quantity of rice, although fingers do vary. Also works in a rice cooker.

## How much water do I use for 3 cups of rice?

The first is the ratio of water to rice: For plain white rice, use 2 cups of water for 1 cup of uncooked long-grain rice. This will result in 3 cups of cooked rice.