The first-knuckle rule
It sounds crazy, but there’s an easy way to measure how much water you need – and it works for any kind of rice. Pour your rice into a pot, and add water until it reaches the first knuckle of your forefinger. It doesn’t matter how much rice you use, or the size of your pot. “It works!” confirms TASTE food director Abigail Donnelly. Amazing, especially given the range of finger sizes and rice quantities!
Should you soak your rice?
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