parboiled rice

noun

Definition of parboiled rice

: white rice that has been soaked, steamed, and dried before milling : converted rice
  • You can always tell uncooked parboiled rice by its translucent kernels; rice that has not been parboiled has opaque grains.
  • —Corby Kummer

First Known Use of parboiled rice

1946

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