Cooking Rice in a Saucepan

The Absorption Method

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Rice Book

By Sri Owen

Published 1993

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Ingredients

  • 450 g/1 lb/2 cups long grain rice, white or brow

Method

Put the rice and water in a saucepan, put the saucepan on a moderate heat and bring to the boil. Stir once with a wooden spoon. Let the rice simmer, uncovered, until all the water has been absorbed. This will take about 10 minutes (brown rice, perhaps 15 minutes).

There are four ways to finish cooking – take your pick.

Traditional Method

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