For example, use a 1½- or 2-quart pan for 11/2 cups of rice, and a 2- or 3-quart pan for 2 cups of rice. One (1) cup raw rice yields 3 ½ cups cooked rice, or enough for 3 light eaters. To be sure you have enough rice, prepare 1 ½ cups raw rice for 3 or 4 people and 2 cups raw rice for 4 to 6 people.

## How many grams of rice do you need for 4 people?

When it comes to rice the norm seems to be about **½ cup (90g) per person**, although some people prefer to use a bit less – about 1/3 cup (60g) per person. And remember we are talking about uncooked rice here, which means that when it’s cooked it’s usually about a cup per person, as rice doubles in size.

## What is the ratio of water to rice?

Then, measure the proper water to rice ratio.

Measure **1 1/2 cups of water and 1 teaspoon olive oil for every cup of uncooked rice**. (1 cup dry rice yields about 3 cups cooked.) Combine the rice, oil, and water in a medium saucepan, and stir to combine. Bring to a boil over high heat.

## How do you measure rice per person?

When it comes to rice the norm seems to be **about ½ cup (90g) per person**, although some people prefer to use a bit less – about ^{1}/_{3} cup (60g) per person. And remember we are talking about uncooked rice here, which means that when it’s cooked it’s usually about a cup per person, as rice doubles in size.

## Is 1 cup of rice enough for 2?

Measure one cup of long grain white rice into a cup and level it off. One cup of dry rice will make **enough cooked rice for two to three adult servings**. (Or two adults and two small children.) The cool thing about this recipe is it is proportional.

## How much water do you use for 2 cups of rice?

The most common ratio for rice to liquid is **1 to 2 or 1 cup rice to 2 cups of water** which will yield 3 cups cooked rice. The formula is simple: 1-2-3. So if you were cooking 2 cups of rice, you would cook it with 4 cups of liquid to yield 6 cups of cooked rice.

## Do you boil water before adding rice?

Once you bring your water to a boil, and season it with salt and perhaps a bit of butter, you’ll add your rice and allow the water to **just return to a boil**. Then you’ll quickly reduce the heat, cover the pot, and keep the water and rice at a simmer, which basically means just below the boiling point.

## How much water do I use for 3 cups of rice?

The first is the ratio of water to rice: For plain white rice, use **2 cups of water for** 1 cup of uncooked long-grain rice. This will result in 3 cups of cooked rice.

## How much does 2 cups of rice make?

The most common ratio for rice to liquid is 1 to 2 or 1 cup rice to 2 cups of water which will yield **3 cups cooked rice**. The formula is simple: 1-2-3. So if you were cooking 2 cups of rice, you would cook it with 4 cups of liquid to yield 6 cups of cooked rice.

## How much rice do you cook per person?

How much rice per person? We recommend allowing **50-75g of uncooked rice per serving**. This equates to 50-75ml per person if using a measuring jug which is often quicker than weighing it.