Serve 1


  • Brown Rice, 1/2 cup 
  • Hot Boiling Water



  1. Add brown rice into a Thermos® Food Jar, rinse it with hot boiling water and discard water.
  2. Preheat the Food Jar together with the brown rice by pouring in hot boiling water, close the lid tightly, give Food Jar a good shake and let it sit aside for 30 minutes.
  3. After 30 minutes, discard water. 
  4. Measure 1/2 cup of hot boiling water and pour into the Food Jar. 
  5. Let it sit aside to cook for 4 hours or keep warm for up to 8 hours.



  • This recipe is based on using a 0.5L Thermos® Food Jar JBM-500 or JBM-501
  • This recipe serves one adult or two children. You may adjust the ingredients quantity based on the different capacities of a Food Jar.
  • Each step of pouring in hot boiling water must be freshly boiled, to ensure success of cooking rice in a Food Jar.


  • If you prefer grainy brown rice, remove 1 teaspoon from the measured 1/2 cup of hot boiling water before pouring into the Food Jar.
  • For best accuracy, it is recommended to use the same measuring cup for both brown rice and hot boiling water.


Photo, recipe and tips courtesy of Sheryl Ariel Boh, from fb.com/musingsatweivilla and founder of ‘Cooking with Thermos’ Facebook group.