Khao Plow (Thai Jasmine Rice)

Recipe by Juenessa
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READY IN: 39mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 3
    cups thai long-grain jasmine rice (about 1 1/2 pounds)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a 2 1/2- to 3-quart heavy saucepan with a tight-fitting lid cover rice with cold water by 2 inches.
  • Swirl rice around in water several times with your hand and drain.
  • Repeat procedure 2 more times, or until water runs clear, and drain rice well in a sieve.
  • Return rice to pan and add enough water (about 3 3/4 cups) to cover rice by about 3/4 inch.
  • Measure by placing the tip of an index finger in the surface of the rice and ensuring that water surface is at the first joint.
  • Bring water to a boil, uncovered, and boil rice 15 seconds.
  • Cook rice, covered, over very low heat without lifting lid, 15 to 29 minutes, or until water is absorbed and rice is tender.
  • Remove pan from heat and let stand, covered, 5 minutes.
  • Turn rice gently with a flat wooden spatula and keep warm, covered.
  • Rice is best served within 1 hour of cooking.
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