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 sound a little difficult. But with this recipe of sushi rice, you can make it easily at your home.

Sushi rice is different from plain steamed rice. It is made from short-grained rice is flavored with vinegar. Sugar and salt are also used as additional seasonings for the rice.

To make sushi rice, wash and drain the rice properly. Soak it for 30 minutes and then drain it. Put this rice in a pot or rice cooker and add water. Cook for about 20 minutes and transfer to a bowl. Mix vinegar, sugar, and salt in a bowl and pour over the cooked rice. Mix the rice using a spatula. Your sushi rice is ready to use.

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Sushi Rice recipe

Sushi Rice Recipe

Making sushi rice at home may sound a little difficult. But with this recipe of sushi rice, you can make it easily at your home.
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Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Rice/Assorted Breads
Cuisine American
Servings 5 people
Calories 112 kcal


  • Large Bowl
  • Pot
  • Glass Bowl


  • 2 cups  Short-Grained Japanese Rice
  • 2 cups Water
  • 4 tbsp vineger
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp kosher Salt


  • In a large bowl, add the rice. Wash the rice 3-4 times a few times until the starch of the rice is removed. Then, drain the rice completely.
  • Soak the rice in water for about 30 minutes. Then, drain it in a sieve.
  • Mix it to make the vinegar seasoning for the rice.
  • In a pot or rice cooker, add the rice along with 2 cups of water. Cook until the water dries for about 20 minutes.
  • Transfer the rice to a moistened glass bowl. Pour over the vinegar seasoning and mix it using a spatula.
  • Finally, the sushi rice is are ready to use.



Calories: 112kcalCarbohydrates: 23.5gProtein: 1.7gFat: 1gSodium: 158.2mg
Keyword American, rice, sushi rice
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