Jasmine White Rice

What is Jasmine Rice?

Aromatic long grain Thai Jasmine Rice releases a sweet and enticing aroma while cooking. Once cooked, it is soft, white, and fluffy, ideal for enhancing the overall taste of any recipe, allowing for a heightened experience at every occasion. This variety of rice is not only Gluten Free but also Non-GMO Project Verified, suitable for vegan and vegetarian diets as well as free of MSG and other added preservatives.

Jasmine Rice Nutrition

Each serving of 1/4 cup Jasmine Rice (45 g) contains only 160 calories! For more information on the percentage of daily values, visit our “Nutrition Facts” section.

Jasmine Rice Water Ratio

The perfect ratio is 1½:1, which means 1½ cups of water per each cup of rice. Adapt the rice to your preference: For slightly drier rice, use ¼ cup less water per each cup of rice and to make it moister use ¼ more water per cup of rice.

How To Cook Thai Jasmine Rice

You can cook this rice over the stove, in a rice cooker, slow cooker or even in the microwave. Make sure to check out the video below for how to cook Jasmine Rice.

Flavor Tip: To enhance its natural flavor, cook your rice in water or broth with seasonings and herbs. Some traditional Thai recipes also use coconut milk for a creamier texture.

Recipe Inspiration

On account of its fragrant, slightly sweet flavor and fluffy texture, Thai Jasmine Rice is commonly used in Asian cuisines such as Thai, Indian or Cambodian. However, using Mahatma® Rice, you can use it anywhere classic white rice is used whether you’re making an easy coconut lime rice side dish to top with meats and vegetables, a restaurant-style meal at home, rice salad, Mexican Chicken and Rice recipe, Spanish rice, Indian or Thai curry or any other Asian-inspired dishes like fried rice.


Try it in our premium blends of Jasmine with Quinoa or Red & Wild Rice. Or, get inspired in the kitchen and use a combination of Long Grain and Jasmine Rice perfectly crafted for making fried rice dishes.

If you’re looking to add more whole grains into your diet, you might like to try Thai Jasmine Brown Rice which still has the bran layer intact.

Difference Between Thai Jasmine and Basmati Rice

While both are long grain aromatic rice varieties, Basmati Rice is longer and tends to cook up larger than Jasmine. Thai Jasmine has a subtle buttery aroma and cooks up with a soft, slightly sticky texture, perfect for a recipe like Thai sticky rice with mango. Basmati has a fragrant and floral aroma that cooks up fluffy and a bit more separate. For more information, check out our guide to different rice varieties and products offered by Mahatma® Rice to make outstanding dishes from sushi to Spanish paella.

Jasmine Rice Recipes

Mahatma® Jasmine Rice’s aromatic flavor and fluffy texture is perfect for countless recipes, for example this One-Pan Thai Rice. This dish is easily made vegetarian, simply replace the chicken broth with vegetable broth and the fish sauce with soy sauce.

Jazz Up Your Jasmine Rice

Mahatma® Jasmine Rice already has an aromatic taste, however there are a few different ways to further enhance the flavor. For example try adding in some butter or olive oil while heating your rice for a simple way to add flavor to your rice.

To add a bit of color to your jasmine rice, you can also try adding in some chopped vegetables like carrots or peas. This is a great way of getting some more greens in your meals as well.

Should Jasmine Rice be Soaked

Unlike other rice varieties like basmati rice, jasmine rice is already naturally soft so no soaking is necessary.

Instant Pot Jasmine Rice

You can cook your Mahatma® Jasmine Rice in an instant pot. Get fluffy Mahatma® Jasmine Rice every time using this fool-proof method. Simply add your rice and water along with your salt to your instant pot and then heat at a high pressure for a couple of minutes before switching to natural release until the rice has absorbed the water. Be sure to properly vent your instant pot before removing the rice.

What is the Rice/Water Ratio for Cooking Rice in an Instant Pot

The rice to water ratio for your Mahatma® Jasmine Rice for cooking in the instant pot is 1:1 meaning you should have 1 cup of water for every cup of rice you are using.

Available Sizes

32oz (907g), 80oz (2268g), 160oz (4536g), 320oz (9072g)

Cooking time

15 minutes

Serving size

1/4 cup (45g)


Dietary Considerations


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