Finding the time to cook a proper meal can be tough, especially if you are juggling work and family life. Sometimes it can feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day!

Luckily, this is where our Mahatma® Ready to Heat rice varieties come in handy. With these microwavable pouches, you can have a great-tasting base for your meals in just 90 seconds; what’s more, there are countless recipes which can also be made with these quick and convenient microwavable rice pouches. 

First, let’s take a look at how to actually prepare Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice.

Making Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice in the Microwave

When preparing your Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice, the first thing you’ll want to do is squeeze the unopened pouch to separate the rice and remove any clumps. Then, you’ll want to tear the top of the pouch to ventilate the rice.

Heat the rice on a high setting for 90 seconds, then carefully remove the rice from the pouch, as the contents will be hot.

Now that we know how to prepare our Mahatma® Rice in the microwave, let’s take a look at some recipes we can make.

Recipes You Can Make With Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice Varieties

With our quick and convenient Mahatma® Ready to Heat rice varieties, there are plenty of delicious mid-week meals and snacks that can be in no time at all! 

Mahatma® Ready to Heat Cilantro Limón Jasmine Rice Recipes

Our Cilantro Limón Jasmine Rice gives dishes like this Shrimp Diabla an aromatic yet citrus flavor. Feel free to make this recipe your own by adding in some of your favorite cheese.

For something fun you can feed your friends and family, learn how to make these Shrimp Burritos in Minutes.

This quick and simple Nacho Rice recipe served with pinto beans is ready in just 5 minutes – and our rice will absorb every last drop of flavor! If you don’t have any rotisserie chicken in the fridge,use pulled pork instead.

This easy Steak Fajita Bowl With Chimichurri recipe is another dish that calls for Mahatma® Ready to Heat Cilantro Limón Jasmine Rice; the extra notes of citrus and cilantro enhance both the steak’s sweet and savory garlic marinade and the herbaceous chimichurri. 

Mahatma® Ready to Serve Jasmine Rice Recipes

Mahatma® Ready to Serve Jasmine Rice is perfect if you want lovely fluffy, aromatic rice in no time at all. Serve it with these Cheesy BBQ Chicken and Rice Quesadillas for a real treat. If you’re following a vegetarian diet, substitute the chicken for a meat-free alternative like black beans or tofu. If you have any leftover rice, feel free to mix it with some guacamole or salsa for a tasty side dish.

Cheesy BBQ chicken quesadillas with rice

For a recipe you can quickly rustle up in the mornings, whip up this Grated Egg Breakfast Rice Plate. If you have a particularly large appetite in the mornings, use two hard boiled eggs instead of one.

This Mediterranean Rice Bowl also tastes great when served with our Mahatma® Ready to Serve Jasmine Rice. Feel free to customize this rice bowl with your favorite veggies to really make this recipe your own.

Mahatma® Ready to Serve Chipotle Jasmine Rice Recipes

If you like your rice with a bit of a kick, then try our Mahatma® Ready to Serve Chipotle Jasmine Rice which goes perfectly in dishes like this Barbacoa and Chipotle Rice Bowl. Serve this recipe in a taco or burrito the next time you’re hosting Taco Tuesday.


Making Other Mahatma® Rice Varieties in the Microwave

If you don’t have any Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice pouches in the pantry, you can make other Mahatma® Rice varieties like white and brown rice in the microwave as well. 

You’ll want to use a rice/water ratio of 3:1, so 3 cups of water for every 1 cup of rice. Once you have your rice and water combined in a microwave safe bowl, heat on a high setting for 10 minutes, then 20 minutes on a medium setting. 

This method isn’t ideal if you are looking to make rice in a pinch, however it’s perfect if you don’t have access to a stove top.

With these recipes, you should have plenty of meal ideas to put your microwave to good use. For more meal tips and ideas, stay tuned to Mahatma® Rice.

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