How To Make Sushi Rice At Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Making sushi rice at home may feel a little inconvenient to you. But with this recipe of sushi rice. You can make them easily at your home.

Cooking rice in the microwave is a much easier and inexpensive process. You will get the rice ready in just minutes. Making rice in the microwave makes the process more convenient. And once you combine rice with the any kind of sushi, you are going to love it.

Sushi rice at home can be made following few simple steps. Drain the sushi rice properly. Transfer them to a safe microwave container. Cook the rice and use them as per the need. Following these quick steps will give a perfectly cooked rice.

More specifications for this recipe will be given further in the recipe. You will see how easy this recipe is. Let’s see what ingredients you need to cook rice are. Grab them and get going with the recipe for rice.

Ingredients For Sushi Rice

  • 1-1/2 cups Rice Jasmine, Basmati or White Rice
  • 2-1/4 cups Water

You only require two ingredients to make up this sushi recipe. No wonder you will get the rice in your pantry. In case, you are short of them, then you can grab them from any grocery store. Let’s see how quick you can make the rice.

How Much Time It Will Take To Make Sushi Rice?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
N/A20 minutes20 minutes

In 20 minutes, sushi rice will be ready to use. It is a quick recipe for rice for sure. Let’ see how to cook the rice in the microwave.

Steps To Make Sushi Rice

Sushi Rice recipe
  1. Rinse the rice properly.
  2. Transfer the rice to the microwave safe container. Add 2 ¼ cups of water to the rice. Cover the container with a lid.
  3. Microwave the rice for 5 minutes at high power. Microwave again at 50% power for 15 minutes. Let it remain covered for 5 minutes after it is done. 
  4. Taste the rice to check if they are cooked properly. 
  5. If needed more cooking, cook for an additional 1 minute on high power. 
  6. Finally, they are ready to use.

Make sure you follow the steps as mentioned very precisely. Only then will you get the rice cooked with perfection. You can eat this rice alone or use it in your sushi. No matter what you use them for, this recipe of rice will give you perfect rice.

Nutritional Breakdown Of Sushi Rice

Rice is a very good source of carbohydrates. That is why, I’ve mentioned the nutritional breakdown of these sushi rice below.

Calories112
Protein1.7g
Carbohydrates23.5g
Fat1g
Sodium158.2mg

How To Make Sushi Rice At Home | Video

I have also uploaded this sushi rice recipe video to make you more clear about the steps. I highly recommend you all to watch it once.

Video by Steve Owens

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