Mahatma Basmati Naturally Fragrant Rice 2 lb, 1 Bag Each:
- Naturally fragrant, the short-grain rice offers a light taste, and texture
- Makes it the perfect complement to various dishes
Ingredients: Basmati Rice
Serving Size: 0.25 cup
Servings Per Container: 20
Amount Per Serving
Instructions: Cooking Directions On The Stove: 1. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil (Cooking Measurement Chart: For drier rice, use 1/4 cup less water. For moister rice, use 1/4 cup more water. To make 4 (3/4 cup cooked) servings and yield 3 cups use 1 cup rice and 1-3/4 cups water. To make 8 (3/4 cup cooked) servings and yield 6 cups use 2 cups rice and 3-1/2 cups water. To make 12 (3/4 cup cooked) servings and yield 9 cups use 3 cups rice and 5-1/4 cups water). 2. Stir in rice (add 1 tbsp tub margarine and 1 tsp salt per cup of uncooked rice, if desired). 3. Cover. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until all water is absorbed. Cooking Directions in the
Microwave: (It is recommended that only 1 cup of rice be prepared in the microwave at a time. Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate): 1. In a 2-quart microwave-safe dish, combine 2 cups water and 1 cup rice (add 1 tbsp tub margarine and 1 tsp salt per cup of uncooked rice, if desired). 2. Cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Reduce setting to 50% power, microwave for 15 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes.
Traditional Cooking Directions: In a large pot, bring 8 cups of water to a boil. Measure 1 to 2 cups of Mahatma Basmati Rice and add to boiling water. Boil uncovered for 12 minutes. Drain and rinse in a strainer with hot water. Increase water to 12 cups to cook 3 cups of rice. For a more authentic result, soak rice in cold water for 15 minutes before cooking and reduce cooking time to 10 minutes. Do not rinse.
Cooking Tips: 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 grated Parmesan cheese and sauteed onions. Season with toasted sesame oil or tamari. Stir in chopped dried fruit and toasted nuts. When preparing - Saute garlic, add rice, and cook in chicken broth. Add whole cloves and a stick of cinnamon while cooking rice. For perfect pilafs, saute rice in oil to firm and toast the starchy exterior.
Made in: United States