- Rinse the starch off the rice in a strainer under cold water for 30 seconds.
- Bring the water to a boil over high heat in a large pot that has a tight fitting lid.
- Add the rice, stir it just once, and boil, uncovered, for 30 minutes.
- Pour the rice into a strainer over the sink and drain for 10 seconds.
- Return the rice to the same pot, off the heat.
- Cover immediately and set aside for 10 minutes (this is the steaming part).
- Uncover, fluff with a fork, and season with salt.