Short grain rice are plum rice kernels, are a tiny bit longer than it is wide, almost round. They have a high starch content and cooks up soft, chewy and sticky.
Cooking Instructions for plain rice:
- In a sauce pan add 1 1/2 cups of water or broth / Cup rice, salt to taste, 1Tbsp butter (if desired).
- Bring to a soft boil, lower the heat, cover with lid and simmer for 15-20 minutes.
- Turn off the heat, let the rice steamed in the covered pot at least another 10 minutes or until the rice has absorbed the liquid.
- Fluff with fork and ready to serve rice alone.
One cup of rice will yield: 2 ½ cups of cooked rice.