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## How much water do I use for a cup of uncooked 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. Second is the temperature. You want to bring it to a boil, then immediately reduce the heat so it simmers for the rest of the cooking time.

## 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.

## How much does 1 cup dry rice make cooked?

One cup of uncooked rice will yield approximately **three cups cooked**.

## How much water do you need to cook 1/2 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.

## What is the ratio of water to brown rice?

The basic ratio is **1 part brown rice to 6 parts water**, which yields 3 parts cooked rice. As written below, the recipe yields 3 cups cooked rice.

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

**Ingredients**

- 2 cups basmati rice.
- 3 cups water.
- Salt (to taste)

## Is 1 cup of rice enough for 2?

Measure one cup of long grain white rice into a cup and level it off. One cup of dry rice will make **enough cooked rice for two to three adult servings**. (Or two adults and two small children.) The cool thing about this recipe is it is proportional.

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

As a general rule of thumb, use the accepted ratio of **1 cup of water per 1 cup of dry rice**. Therefore, for 3 cups of rice, you would add 3 cups of water, if your cooker can hold that much.

## How long does it take to make 2 cups of rice?

How long does 2 cups of white rice take to cook in a rice cooker? Typically, cooking a large quantity of rice in a rice cooker takes **between 25 and 35 minutes**.

## How much does 2 cups of rice make?

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.

## Which rice takes the longest to cook?

Among normal rice varieties, the types that take the longest time to cook are those that still have the hull, or skin, such as **brown and red rice**. Such rice takes about 40 to 45 minutes to cook, according to “Fine Cooking” magazine.