Steamed Jasmine Rice

Scented jasmine rice is a long-grain rice from Thailand that has a soft texture and a flavor similar to roasted nuts. Use it as a flavorful alternative to regular white rice.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 1¼ cups jasmine rice
  • 1½ cups water


  • Rinse the rice, running your fingers through it to mix it around, until the water runs clear.
  • Bring the rice and water to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and cover tightly. Simmer until all the water is absorbed and the rice is cooked, 15 minutes.
  • Remove the pot from the heat. Do not remove the cover. Let the rice stand for 10 minutes. Fluff up the rice with a fork and serve.