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How to make perfect rice

I taught my husband how to cook rice long ago when we first got married. He has been making rice in our home for years. Now let us see if he was able to retain that knowledge. Was he able to make the perfect rice? Hahaha, we shall see!…

We did another live stream making Filipino food. Learn how to make Filipino Hotcakes with me.

How to Cook Rice The Filipino Way | How to Cook Rice Using Asian Finger


Rinse Rice:

rice being rinsed in a bowl

Rinse the rice two to three times.


showing with finger how to measure for cooking rice

To measure water. Use your finger. Touch the rice with the tip of your finger. Then fill the water till the water line touches the first bend of your index finger. Essentially the tip of your finger will be on the rice and the first bend of your index finger will be at the top of the waterline.


  • Costco – Lucky Elephant Rice or Jasmine Rice in 50lbs bag.
  • Our rice cooker – Zojirushi – NP-HCC18

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Jing Samuels
Jing Samuels
Jing Samuels

I have been using this method my whole life. It's fun to see someone make a video on how to do it. Nice!

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