Mahatma® Jasmine Rice is a great addition to the table. Eat it plain or add chicken and vegetables to make a healthy and filling meal.
Instructions: To retain vitamins, do not rinse before or drain after cooking. Cooking directions on the stove: 1. in a saucepan, bring water to a boil.* 2. stir in rice.** 3. cover. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until all water is absorbed. **Add 1 tbsp. Tub margarine and 1 tsp. Salt per cup of uncooked rice, if desired. Cooking measurement chart. Rice: 1 cup, water: 1-1/2 cups, yield: 3 cups, servings (3/4 cup cooked): 4. rice: 2 cups, water: 3 cups, yield: 6 cups, servings (3/4 cup cooked): 8. rice: 3 cups, water: 4-1/2 cups, yield: 9 cups, servings (3/4 cup cooked): 12. for drier rice, use 1/4 cup less water. For moister rice, use 1/4 cup more water. Cooking directions in the microwave***. 1. in a 2-quart microwave-safe dish, combine 1-3/4 cups water and 1 cup rice.** 2. cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Reduce setting to 50% power; microwave for 10 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes. ***It is recommended that only 1 cup rice be prepared in the microwave at a time. Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate. Preparing aromatic rice: adding lemon peel shortly before rice has finished cooking gives it a light, bright flavor. For perfect pilafs, saute rice in oil to firm and toast the starchy exterior. Rice: dress it up! The versatility of rice is just one of its key benefits. Below are simple ways to make aromatic rice even more special. Starting with hot, cooked rice.... Sprinkle with fried scallions, shallots, garlic or ginger. Add grated lemon zest, chopped fresh mint, a dab of butter and cooked peas. Stir in peanut butter and chopped scallions; sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Stir in grated parmesan cheese and sauteed onions. Season with toasted sesame oil or tamari. Stir in chopped dried fruit and toasted nuts.
Safe Handling Instructions: When preparing...saute garlic, add rice and cook in chicken broth. Cooking jasmine rice in jasmine tea intensifies its sweet floral flavor. Substitute a combination of chicken broth and white wine for water. Cook rice with a few saffron threads, stir in cooked peas. Cook with shiitake mushrooms for an earthy, smoky flavor.