Sushi rice is the most important component of sushi making, yet very simple to make. Rice needs to be cooked a little harder for sushi rice than for regular steamed rice, so a little less water is used when cooking. When you master how to make sushi rice, you can make a variety of sushi dishes, such as hand rolls and California rolls.
- 1 cup rice (using 240ml cup)
- 1 1/4 cup water (300ml)
- 3 Tbsp rice vinegar
- 3/4 Tbsp sugar
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Cook rice in rice cooker or make it as instructed in the Steamed Rice recipe. If you are using the Steamed Rice recipe, make sure to use 1/4 cup (60ml) less water for sushi rice.
- Mix rice vinegar, sugar, and salt in a small bowl.
- Put hot rice in a big bowl, and cut vinegar mixture into the rice.