How to Make Sushi Rice Easy steps

Learn to Make Sushi Rice
If you want to learn how to make sushi rice, you came to the right place. Below are easy steps that will help you understand the process as well as have a general idea about the topic. But before starting with the steps, you need to know the basic concepts about make sushi rice. Sushi is made with white, short-grained, Japanese rice mixed with a dressing made of rice vinegar, sugar, salt, and occasionally kombu and sake. It has to be cooled to room temperature before being used for a filling in a sushi or else it will get too sticky while being seasoned. Traditionally, the mixing is done with a hangiri, which is a round, flat-bottom wooden tub or barrel, and a wooden paddle (shamoji)..

  1. 3 cups (645g) sushi rice 3 cups (750ml) cold water 1/2 cup (125ml) rice vinegar 2 tbs caster sugar 1/2 tsp salt
  2. Buy the correct rice. Sushi is usually made with special Japanese white hulled sushi rice. Place rice in a large sieve. Rinse under cold running water, stirring occasionally with your hand to remove any excess starch, until water runs clear. Drain well.
  3. Place the rice and water in a large saucepan, covered, over high heat. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and cook, covered, for 12 minutes or until water is absorbed. Remove from heat. Set aside, covered, for 10 minutes to cool slightly.
  4. Combine the vinegar, sugar and salt in a small bowl. Transfer the rice to a large glass or wooden bowl. Use a wooden paddle to break up rice lumps while gradually adding the vinegar mixture, gently folding to combine. Continue folding and fanning the rice for 15 minutes or until rice is cool.
Practice makes perfect, don't hesistate to practice to achieve the desired goal. Try to combine the steps above with the video below in order to obtain the most information about how to make sushi rice.

How to Make Sushi Rice Video
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