Go with the grain.

For picture-perfect white rice use the following ratios:

  • 3/4 cup rice to 220ml (for small pot) or 200ml water (for large pot) (200-220g, about 7-7.5 oz.)
  • 1.5 cups rice to 400 ml water (400g, about 14 oz.)
  • 2.25 cups rice to 600 ml water (600g, about 21 oz.)