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Sushi rice

This recipe describes how to cook sushi rice for serving it as a side dish. The rice can be saved warm and goes well with fish, veggies and meat.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 1 cups Sushi rice
  • 3 cups Fresh drinking water
  • 5-10 grams Nori Furikake


  1. Put two cups of Sushi rice into a bowl and wash it by adding fresh water and rinsing it. Repeat a few times.
  2. Put the rice into a small cooking pot, depending on the number of portions.
  3. Add 3 cups of fresh drinking water with the same cup you used to measure the rice.
  4. Put the cooking pot on the preheated stove with maximum heat.
  5. As soon as the water starts to cook, drecrease the heat to medium or slightly less than medium. Cover the pot.
  6. After 10-15 minutes, start checking the rice. Make sure it doesn't stick and burn. In case it starts sticking, slightly stir the rice and add water if the rice is still not tender.
  7. As soon as the rice is soft and tender, turn off the heat. Add some salt and serve in a small bowl.
  8. Optional: Garnish it with Nori Furikake.