Recipe courtesy of Susan Regis

Steamed Rice

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  • Total: 30 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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4 cups water

2 cups jasmine rice

2 tablespoons kosher salt

2 tablespoons light oil, i.e. grapeseed

Banana leaf, optional


  1. To cook jasmine rice:
  2. Bring four cups water to a boil. Add rice, salt and oil and boil hard until you see big rounds of boiling rice, approximately three to four minutes. Reduce heat to simmer, cover pot and cook for 15 minutes. Check rice with a fork, taste. If it is a little al dente, leave covered on stove with the heat off for three to four more minutes. Serve in individual bowls