# Quick Answer: How much water do you use to cook 1/2 cup of rice?

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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.

## How do I cook 1/2 cup cooked rice?

The general rice-to-water ratio for cooking white rices is 2 parts water to 1 part rice. Therefore, you will need 1 cup of water for your 1/2 cup of rice. The preferred ratio is 2:1 water to rice. So your 1/2 cup rice needs 1 cup water.

## How much water do I use for half a cup of rice in a rice cooker?

The general ratio of water to rice in a rice cooker is 1:1. That means 1 cup water to 1 cup rice.

## How much dry rice makes 1 1 2 cups cooked rice?

1 cup of uncooked rice makes 2 cups of cooked rice, so if you want 1 cup of cooked rice, use 1/2 cup uncooked rice. Use double the liquid, meaning for every cup of uncooked rice you need 2 cups of water or whatever liquid you are using.

## How do I cook 1/2 cup of rice in the microwave?

Instructions

1. Scoop the rice into the microwave-safe container or pot. Fill the pot with water and swish the water and rice with your hands. …
2. Add 2 1/4 cups water. Cover with lid.
3. Microwave on high for 5 minutes at full power. Microwave 15 minutes at 50% power.

## How long do I cook half a cup of rice?

How long do I cook half a cup of rice? Directions Bring 1 1/2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. 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). Remove from heat and let steam, covered, for 10 minutes.

## What is the ratio of water to rice?

Then, measure the proper water to rice ratio.

Measure 1 1/2 cups of water and 1 teaspoon olive oil for every cup of uncooked rice. (1 cup dry rice yields about 3 cups cooked.) Combine the rice, oil, and water in a medium saucepan, and stir to combine. Bring to a boil over high heat.

## How much water do I use for half a cup of basmati rice?

The correct rice to water ratio is 1 : 1.5 (1 cup of rice to 1.5 cups of water). Most people use 1 3/4 cups of water or even 2 cups of water, AND they rinse the rice which makes it waterlogged and makes the mushy rice problem even worse.

## 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.

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

What is the Ratio of Water to Rice? The basic water to white rice ratio is 2 cups water to 1 cup rice. You can easily, double and even triple the recipe; just make sure you are using a pot large enough to hold the rice as it cooks and expands.

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

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

## How much does 1 cup of rice serve?

Rice Conversions & Equivalents

1 cup uncooked white rice yields 3 cups of cooked white rice
¾ cup (96 grams) uncooked rice serves 2 persons
1 cup (180 grams) uncooked rice serves 3 persons
2 cups (360 grams) uncooked rice serves 6 persons
Assuming 1/2 cup of cooked rice per person.

## How many cups of rice does 2 cups of instant rice make?

How many cups of rice does 2 cups of instant rice make?

1 cup uncooked white rice yields 3 cups of cooked white rice
1 cup long grain rice yields 3 to 3 1/2 cups cooked rice
1 cup dry pre-cooked instant rice yields 2 cups cooked rice
1 cup uncooked wild rice yields 3 cups cooked wild rice