How many cups of water (not liters) should I add to 1 cup of parboiled rice in case of the absorption method of cooking?
How many minutes should I cook?
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In general, the amount of water to use while cooking parboiled rice is "whatever the packaging says you should use."
However, if you bought your parboiled rice in bulk or have lost the packaging, parboiled rice is generally cooked the same way as regular rice, but with slightly more water. So parboiled medium-grain rice like the kind you have would use 2.25::1 ratio of water to rice by volume. Drier rices, like basmati, would use 2::1 (non-parboiled basmati is normally 1.5::1).
Cooking times are the same as they would be for regular rice. So for medium-grain parboiled, you could cook it like:
Like regular rice, parboiled rice can be cooked using pasta or steaming methods as well.