No matter where you travel around the globe, yellow rice has a place at the table. Its flavor makes it the perfect companion to different meats and vegetables, plus it has an attractive yellow hue that will make any meal shine.
Although it is traditionally made with a base of White Rice and a blend of seasonings, we know how important it is to have some alternatives on hand that will provide those authentic flavors, without the hassle. Mahatma® Yellow Seasoned Rice is just that – the ease and versatility in a flavorful product that has no added preservatives and is also Gluten Free Certified.
Other than making a spectacular side dish, yellow rice can be used as the base for many international-inspired recipes. By adding other ingredients you can take it from simple to extraordinary within minutes. Enjoy these perfectly seasoned, slender and long grain rice granules, that cook up light and fluffy on their own, or try any of these delicious variations below:
Latin Inspired: Make your dinner a fiesta, starting with a base of Mahatma® Yellow Seasoned Rice. Cook the rice mixture in chicken broth to boost flavor and sauté along with beans, onion or diced jalapeños. Use as a burrito or enchilada filling, or as the base of family-favorite Arroz con Pollo.
Indian Taste: When cooking, add sugar and cardamom to the rice and seasoning mix. Stir in raisins and use this flavorful rice for making Chicken Biryani. Exploring new recipes never seemed so easy, right?
Spanish Paella: This mix of rice and seasonings has all the vibrant colors of a traditional paella dish. Add extra saffron for flavor and combine with your favorite seafood ingredients. Or, serve with chopped avocados, over a bed of leafy greens and enjoy a tasty Paella Salad.
For an elevated side dish, you can mix-in some frozen veggies like peas or corn, and sneak some vegetables into your plate without even realizing it! Diced carrots will also make a great and colorful addition to yellow rice.
Aside from the convenience of having all of the spices you need in a single pouch, you’ll happy to know that this seasoned rice can be cooked on either the stovetop or the microwave. Pick the cooking method you feel the most comfortable with!
Both methods include combining rice and seasoning mix with water and a cooking time of 20 minutes. Find detailed instructions in the “Preparation” section.
Have a rice cooker at home? Follow the manufacture’s instructions to cook white rice, and let the rice cooker do the heavy lifting for you!
For more convenient cooking shortcuts that are sure to be loved by you and your family, try Mahatma® Spanish Seasoned Rice.
⅓ cup dry rice and 2 tsp seasoning (57g)