Cooking Methods: For enhanced taste, add 2 teaspoons of oil or 1 tablespoon of butter and a pinch of salt for each cup of rice prepared. To remove excess starch from rice, rinse Royal Jasmine Rice 1-2 times, then drain. For firmer rice, use less water and reduce cooking time. For softer rice, use more water and increase cooking time. Stove Top Method: Bring 1.5 cups water to a boil in sauce pan with tight fitting lid. Add 1 cup rice, cover and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed. Rice Cooker Method: Use ratio 1 cup (dry rice): 1.5 cups (water). See rice cooker manual for specific operation. Microwave Method (1200 Watt rating): Combine 1 cup rice and 1.75 cups water in a microwave-safe tray (1.5 qts - 2 qts). Cover tightly with microwave-safe lid and cook on high power setting for 12 minutes. Remove from microwave. Caution: Bowl will be hot. Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate. Adjust cooking time as needed.
The shining star of many East Asian dishes, Royal Jasmine Rice is outstanding served simply with a pat of butter, or in soups, curries, fried rice and puddings.
Store in cool, dry place.