Cooking Rice Pasta-Style

  1. Measure rice and rinse well with running water. Drain.
  2. Fill a large pot with water and bring to boiling.
  3. Pour in rinsed rice and begin timing.
  4. Check the rice toward the end of the cooking time specified on the package and test for tenderness.
  5. When the texture is to your liking, remove from heat and drain the water off, catching the cooked rice in a fine sieve.
  6. Drain well and return to cooking pot, cover and let steam for 5-7 minutes.
  7. Fluff with a fork and serve.