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Plain Steamed Rice



Plain steamed rice is a simple and versatile dish that is enjoyed around the world. It is made by boiling white or brown rice in water until it is cooked. The cooked rice is then drained and served plain or with a variety of accompaniments such as vegetables, meats, sauces, and curries. Plain steamed rice is a great base for many dishes, and can be used as a side dish or as the main ingredient in a meal. It is a major source of carbohydrates in a main meal like lunch or dinner.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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long grain white rice

1 cup


2 cups


1 teaspoon



Step 1:

Rinse the rice in a fine mesh strainer until the water runs clear.

Step 2:

Place the rinsed rice in a medium saucepan and add the water and salt.

Step 3:

Bring the mixture to a boil over high heat.

Step 4:

Once boiling, reduce the heat to low and cover the pot with a tight-fitting lid.

Step 5:

Simmer for 15 minutes, or until the water is absorbed and the rice is tender.

Step 6:

Remove the pot from the heat and let the rice sit, covered, for 10 minutes.

Step 7:

Fluff the rice with a fork and serve.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 10415 users have chowed down on Plain Steamed Rice a whopping 28193 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad are the top 5 cities gobbling up Plain Steamed Rice like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Plain Steamed Rice, our users are head over heels in december, but the interest cools down in june.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Plain Steamed Rice is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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