To get the rice just right—light, fluffy, unsticky—takes one part skill and two parts love.
Servings: Serves 3
Ingredients 2 cups water1 tablespoon vegetable oil2 tablespoons coconut milk (optional)1 tablespoon salt1 cup white rice
In a saucepan over medium heat, bring water, oil and coconut milk (if using) to a boil. Add salt and rice. Reduce heat to low and cook covered until water is completely absorbed, about 25 minutes. Grains should be tender and separate.