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Boil water

Water is essential for consumption, it even recommended to drink eight glasses of water during the day, but ideally, it is water suitable for human use.
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time11 mins
Course: basics
Cuisine: Colombian
Keyword: boiled water, how to boil water
Servings: 1 liter


  • 1 liter of water


  • Bring the water to a boil over medium heat for 10 minutes or until it starts to generate many bubbles leaving it for another 4 minutes to make sure it is suitable for consumption.
  • Let the water stand at room temperature.
  • It is ideal for drinking at least eight glasses of water a day.


Boiling water is essential during the process of cooking food. In fact, for most food dishes, this process helps with the softening of the ingredients.