Learn how to cook rice without a rice cooker.
Rinse the rice once, until the water runs clear without any milkiness. Drain.
Place the rice in the pot with the water.
Bring the rice to a boil, uncovered.
Turn the heat down to the lowest setting. Cover and simmer until the rice is cooked through (about 15 minutes).
Remove the rice from the heat and allow to sit, covered, for 5 minutes.
Fluff the rice gently with a spoon before serving.
The amount of water needed can vary depending on the rice. New crop rice – rice grown in the same year – is not as dry and needs less water., - Cooking jasmine rice in a rice cooker can be tricky. Try reducing the amount of water called for in the rice cooker's directions just a little, if necessary., - 1 1/2 cups jasmine rice gives about 3 1/2 cups cooked rice.