With the kids going back to school and you going back to work you are going to have less time to spend on the cooking. This is where Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice varieties come in handy as you can have great tasting rice available in just 90 seconds. In this useful guide, we are going to be taking a look at the different varieties of Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice along with some tasty recipes we can make with them.

But before we begin, how do you actually prepare Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice?

How to Make Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice

Making Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice could not be simpler. All you need is a microwave to have top quality, delicious rice. Simply place your  Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice pouch in the microwave on high for 90 seconds.

If you are preparing a bigger meal for your family or friends, you can save time by heating 2 pouches at once for 2 ½ minutes in the microwave. 

Be careful when opening your pouch as it will be very hot.

Can You Cook Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice on the Stove?

Yes, you can! Simply remove the rice from the pouch and pour it into a skillet. Unlike preparing the rice pouches in the microwave you will need to add 2 tablespoons of water. Once the water and rice has been added to the skillet, keep stirring the rice until it has been cooked through. 

Now that we know how to cook Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice, let’s take a look at some of the different varieties available.

Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice Varieties

Chipotle Jasmine Rice 

Mahatma® Chipotle Jasmine Rice is perfect for adding some spice to any dish. This rice variety has a smoky yet sweet quality that is perfectly complemented by zesty ingredients like lime, cilantro and garlic. It tastes great in dishes like this Barbacoa and Chipotle Rice Bowl.

This Chipotle Rice with Shrimp is another great option which uses Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice. If you are trying to add more veggies to your meals, toss in your favorite greens to this recipe.

Chipotle_Rice_with_Shrimp

You can also prepare this Grilled Chicken and Chipotle Rice in just 15 minutes using Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice. Serve with grilled corn and bell peppers for some added barbeque flavor.

For something more loaded with greens, check out this Chipotle Rice Bowl With Veggies which can be ready in just 30 minutes!

White Jasmine Rice

With Mahatma® Ready to Heat Rice, you can have great tasting White Jasmine Rice in just 90 seconds. Mahatma® Ready to Heat Jasmine Rice tastes great in recipes like these rich and creamy Buffalo Chicken Meatballs With Rice made with store-bought buffalo sauce. if you like a bit of spice with your meatballs try sprinkling over some jalapeno peppers. In this recipe we’ve used ground chicken to make the meatballs, however feel free to use beef, turkey or even fish if you prefer! If you’ve accidentally made too many, not to worry! You can simply freeze them and reheat them another time. Alternatively, if you are still craving meatballs, you can also make this Sweet and Sour Meatballs With Rice recipe. 

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

If you’re entertaining guests, you can make these Cheesy BBQ Chicken and Rice Quesadillas made with whole wheat tortillas. Serve with guacamole or salsa to add to the fun. To make this dish vegetarian, simply swap out the chicken for tofu.

For a soup that tastes great with jasmine rice, try this creamy Pumpkin Coconut Rice Soup which can be made with either chicken broth or vegetable broth. Perfect for just after halloween when you’ve got plenty of pumpkins laying about!

Cilantro Limon Jasmine Rice 

Mahatma® Cilantro Limon Jasmine Rice, works perfectly for both side dishes and main courses like this Shrimp Fried Rice With Pineapple and Egg which is ready in just 15 minutes! This dish perfectly combines sweet flavors like pineapple with savory ones like umami. If you want to make this dish vegetarian, simply swap out the shrimp for some greens. 

Shrimp Fried Rice with Pineapple, Peanuts and Jasmine Rice

Garlic and Olive Oil Jasmine Rice

If you’re looking to add some extra flavor to your rice dishes, then look no further than Mahatma® Garlic and Olive Oil Jasmine Rice. This naturally flavored rice is sure to become your new favorite pantry staple. Add it to dishes like this New Orleans inspired, vegetarian Rice and Beans Skillet Dinner made with cajun seasoning

Rice skillet with red beans and tomatoes

Mahatma® Garlic and Olive Oil Jasmine Rice also goes great in salads like this hassle-free Green Rice Salad With Chicken served with feta cheese and Italian dressing. To make this dish vegetarian you can substitute the chicken for canned white beans instead. 

To make your recipes taste great, use Mahatma® Rice!

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