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How much water do I use to cook jasmine rice?

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To cook jasmine rice, you need 2 cups of water to 1 cup of rice. If too much water is added, the rice can take too long to cook and become soggy or end up soupy if the water doesn't evaporate.

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If inadequate water is added, the rice will not cook long enough before the water evaporates, leaving it dry and crunchy or burning it. When preparing rice, ensure the ration of water to rice is correct according to the type of rice. Each variant of rice is characterized by a different amount of heat, water amount and cooking time.

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