The best part about rice is that it's so easy to make. I think I originally learned how to make rice from one of my Middle Eastern cookbooks that I've long since misplaced. Luckily, it's super easy, so I never forgot.
Easy Method for Tasty Rice
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 cups long grain rice
- 3 1/2 cups water
- 1 teaspoon salt
- Melt butter in a medium saucepan.
- Add rice. Heat rice over medium for two minutes, stirring so that all of the rice is coated with butter.
- Add water and salt.
- Bring to the boil.
- Cover pot and lower heat. Simmer for 25 minutes.
- Leave covered and remove from the heat. Allow to sit for 5 minutes and then fluff with a fork.