Handy Guide: Water-to-Grain Ratios

Your quinoa should be chewy, not crunchy, and your oats should certainly not mimic soup. This guide will help you figure out how much water is needed to cook these grains, no matter how much or little you want to make.

Quinoa

Photo: Brian Woodcock

Quinoa

1 part grain to 1 1/2 parts water

Brown Rice

Photo: Manfred Koh

Brown Rice

Boil like pasta; drain when tender.

Farro

Photo: Brian Woodcock

Farro

1 part grain to 2 1/2 parts water.

Steel-Cut Oats

Photo: Randy Mayor

Steel-Cut Oats

1 part grain to 3 parts water.

Barley

Photo: Oxmoor House

Barley

1 part grain to 2 1/2 parts water.

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