• The easiest way to cook it is in a rice cooker, because it can monitor the temperature when the water is absorbed.
  • Water needed for cooling long white rice: 1cup rice in 1.5cup water; 2c. rice in 2.75c. water, 3c. rice in 3.5c. water.
  • Brown rice needs a little bit more water for cooking; short rice needs less
  • Short rice releases more starch and becomes more sticky
  • Long rice almost does not release starch and is more fluffy
  • White rice cooks faster than brown rice

P.S. Saffron is the most expensive spice on earth (about $1000 per lb.)