Rinse quinoa under running water and drain. Discard water.
Soak quinoa in water for 15 minutes. Drain and discard water.
On a stove top bring to the boil soaked quinoa with 1 1/4 cups water.
Reduce to a simmer and cover with lid. Cook for 15 minutes or until water is absorbed.
Remove from heat and leave to stand with lid on for 10 minutes.
Fluff quinoa with a fork.