In small bowl, place rice and enough water to cover. Let stand about 15 minutes. Pour rice and water into strainer to drain well. In 3-quart saucepan, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir garlic in oil until light golden brown. Add rice; cook 3 minutes, stirring often. Add 3 cups water and 1 teaspoon salt. Heat to boiling over high heat; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 15 minutes. Remove garlic slices from rice with fork before mixing with black beans.