The laziest way to cook perfect rice is to use a rice cooker! Put rice, water and salt in a rice cooker, press the button and walk away :) Rice cooker will do all the work in cooking the perfect rice for you.
The Ratio Of Rice And Water In A Rice Cooker
For white rice in a rice cooker, I always use the ratio of 1 cup of rice to 1.5 cups of water.
The rice cooker manual has different ratios depending on the rice type, but I hate reading manuals and just remember the ratio that always worked for me :)
How Much Salt In Rice?
I use 1/4 tsp of salt per 1 cup of uncooked rice.
How To Cook Rice In A Rice Cooker – Step By Step Pictures
I usually cook 2 cups of dry rice at a time:
Using my ratio of rice to water in a rice cooker, I add 3 cups of water:
Then I add 1/2 tsp of salt to a rice cooker, and press the “Cook” button:
When the rice cooker beeps, the rice is ready! You don’t even have to take it out right away – the rice cooker will keep your rice warm for you for hours!
Here’s a closeup of perfectly cooked white rice:
And here is cooked white rice in a bowl: