How To Cook Jasmine Rice

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Jasmine Rice Recipe

Here is how to make jasmine rice at home. Ensure you wash the rice before and follow the instructions to make it super fluffy.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Meal Prep
Cuisine Asian, Thai
Servings4 servings
Calories (per serving)171.25 kcal



Wash Rice

  • Wash rice by filling up large bowl of water with rice. Use hand to swirl the rice around to rinse. Rinse off the starchy water, refill with water, and repeat 2 more times.

Boil Rice

  • In a saucepan (medium-high heat), add the rice and cold water.
  • Leave uncovered and bring to a simmer (you'll hear some bubbling).
  • Reduce heat to low and cover.
  • Cook for around 12 to 15 minutes, but do not uncover during this period.
  • Remove completely off heat and let it stand for 5 to 8 minutes and keep covered still.
  • Remove over and use a fork to fluff the rice.


  • For larger servings, cook (covered) for longer.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 171.25kcalCarbohydrates: 37.51gProtein: 3.35gFat: 0.31gSaturated Fat: 0.09gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.08gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 6.1mgPotassium: 53.95mgFiber: 0.61gSugar: 0.06gVitamin B1: 0.03mgVitamin B2: 0.02mgVitamin B3: 0.75mgVitamin B5: 0.47mgVitamin B6: 0.08mgVitamin E: 0.05mgVitamin K: 0.05µgCalcium: 15.39mgCopper: 0.11mgFolate: 3.75µgIron: 0.38mgManganese: 0.51mgMagnesium: 12.48mgPhosphorus: 53.95mgSelenium: 7.08µgZinc: 0.52mgNet Carbohydrates: 36.9g
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Data source: USDA

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How Long Does Cooked Jasmine Rice Last?

Ensure you keep cooked basmati stored in an airtight food storage container.

Fridge2-3 days
Freezer6 months

How To Reheat Cooked Jasmine Rice?

Microwave2 to 4 minutes
Saucepan5 minutes