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How To Cook Parboiled Rice

All you need to know about: How To Cook Parboiled Rice.


Parboiled rice is a type of processed rice that has had its husk, bran, and germ removed. It is sometimes referred to as converted rice, and is usually a bit firmer, more nutritious, and more flavorful than regular white rice. Parboiled rice can be cooked on the stovetop or in a rice cooker, and is a great addition to a variety of dishes.


-1 cup of parboiled rice
-2 cups of water


1. Measure out 1 cup of parboiled rice into a bowl and rinse thoroughly with cool water.

2. Transfer the rinsed rice to a medium-sized pot and add 2 cups of cold water.

3. Place the pot over medium-high heat and bring the water to a boil.

4. Once the water has reached a rolling boil, reduce the heat to low and cover the pot with a tight fitting lid.

5. Let the rice simmer on low heat for 15-20 minutes.

6. After 15-20 minutes, turn off the heat and let the pot sit covered for an additional 10 minutes.

7. After 10 minutes, uncover the pot and fluff the rice with a fork.

8. Serve the parboiled rice and enjoy!


-If you want to add more flavor to the parboiled rice, try adding a pinch of salt or a tablespoon of butter to the pot before cooking.

-If you want to make the rice a bit firmer, try reducing the cooking time by a few minutes.

-If you want to make the rice a bit softer, try adding a few tablespoons of water to the pot after you turn off the heat.

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