Add rice and salt to boiling water in a large saucepan. Cover and cook over low
heat 7 to 10 minutes, or until water is absorbed.
Add milk and butter or margarine;
stir and bring to boil. Turn heat to very low and when milk has ceased boiling (to
prevent boiling over), cover and cook for about 1 hour, or until milk is almost
Add granulated sugar, raisins and vanilla extract to beaten eggs. Pour into the
rice, stirring slowly until rice begins to thicken.