# How do I convert dry rice to cooked rice?

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## Does 1 cup of dry rice make 2 cups of cooked rice?

I’ve been there so I created this helpful list of rice and pasta conversions and equivalents I think will help all home cooks. I know I’ll be referring to it often.

Rice Conversions & Equivalents.

1 cup uncooked white rice yields 3 cups of cooked white rice
1 cup dry pre-cooked instant rice yields 2 cups cooked rice

## How much is 100g uncooked rice when cooked?

100g of cooked rice is equal to half a cup or around 7 heaped tablespoons.

## How much water do I need for 2 cups of uncooked rice?

The water to rice ratio you should use will vary depending on various factors. However, if in doubt, a good rule of thumb when cooking rice on the stove is one and a half cups of water per cup of rice. This means that for two cups of rice, you would use three cups of water.

## How do I make 2 cups of cooked rice?

1 cup dry pre-cooked instant rice, yields 2 cups cooked rice.

## What is the ratio of water to rice per cup?

The basic water to white rice ratio is 2 cups water to 1 cup rice. You can easily, double and even triple the recipe; just make sure you are using a pot large enough to hold the rice as it cooks and expands.

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## What is the ratio of water to rice?

1. To cook long-grained white rice on the stove, use a 2 to 1 water to rice ratio. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil in a small saucepan with a tight-fitting lid. You can add an optional pinch of salt if you wish.

## How do you measure rice and water?

Add enough water to just cover the rice; shimmy the pot gently to level things out. Dip the tip of your fingers straight down into the pot until they just touch the the rice, and add more water until it reaches the first joint of your middle finger.

## How do you calculate cooked rice?

Whether it be white, brown, or wild – rice gains volume and weight after cooking. Different rices absorb different amounts of water, but for ease of estimation use the “3X rule” – 1 cup of dry rice (185 g) will give you about 3 cups of cooked rice (555 g) for the same macronutrient content.

## How much water do I use for half a cup of rice?

After much experimentation my partner found the answer: ½ cup basmati rice. 1¼ cup water.