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Types of Rice

Sep 01
  By anniekeene

 Long-grain rice - including basmati and jasmine rice

❁ Light and fluffy; pieces do not stick together.1 cup rice + 2 cups liquid = 3 cups cooked rice

Medium-grain rice - including arborio rice

❁ More moist and sticky than long-grain rice.1 cup rice + 11⁄2 cups liquid = 21⁄2 cups cooked rice

Short-grain rice - including sushi rice

❁ Chewy; sometimes called “sticky rice.”1 cup rice + 11⁄4 cups liquid = 21⁄4 cups cooked rice

Brown rice

❁ Keeps the bran and germ of the kernel; long and medium grain are the most common.1 cup rice + 2 1⁄4 cups liquid = 31⁄4 cups cooked rice