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## How much water do I use 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. The rice-to-water ratio is tricky, though, because some rice cookers cook more quickly than others.

## How long does it take to boil 3 cups of rice?

Add 3 cups of fresh water, butter (or oil) and salt to the rice in the saucepan. Over medium-high heat, bring rice and water to a boil.

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Type of Rice | Brown long-grain |
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Water to Rice Ratio | 1 3/4 cups to 1 cup |

Simmer Time | 40 to 45 minutes |

Yields | 2 1/2 cups |

## How do I make 3 cups of cooked 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.

## How much salt do you need for 3 cups of rice?

“Rice is like pasta–you have to salt the water, or else you’ll have bland rice. I put a **1/2 tsp. to a tsp for each cup of rice**.” “Start with a boil, then bring it down to a low heat. If you cook rice too quickly, the water will evaporate and the rice will be undercooked.

## Is 3 cups of rice a lot?

As to how much rice per person, it depends on how much you need for a meal . The general rule is **1 cup of rice will yield 3 cups**, or 3:1. So if you were to add it as a bed of rice for fish about 1/3 a cup per person would work. If you wanted it as a side to soup, about 1/2 a cup per person would work.

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

The secret for how to cook jasmine rice perfectly

So while most rice is cooked with 1.5 cups of water for each cup of rice, for jasmine rice, it’s reduced to **1 1/4 cups of water**.

## How much water do I need for 3 cups 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.

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

Rice to Liquid Ratio

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 many cups of water do I need for 2 cups of rice?

However, if in doubt, a good rule of thumb when cooking rice on the stove is one and a half cups of water per cup of rice. This means that for two cups of rice, you would use **three cups of water**.

## How do I convert uncooked rice to cooked rice?

RICE CONVERSIONS & EQUIVALENTS 1 cup uncooked white rice, or wild rice, **yields 3 cups of cooked rice**. 1 cup brown whole grain rice, yields 4 cups of cooked rice.. 1 cup long grain rice, yields 3 cups cooked rice. 1 cup dry pre-cooked instant rice, yields 2 cups cooked rice.