Heat oil in a large saucepan set over medium heat; cook garlic, onion, red pepper, carrots, chili pepper and thyme for 3 to 5 minutes or until slightly softened. Stir in jasmine rice, curry powder, salt and pepper; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until well coated.
Stir in 4 cups of water; bring to boil. Cover and reduce heat to low; cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes; fluff with fork. Sprinkle with green onions.
Serve with roast turkey, ham, chicken or fish.
If you’re in need of an easy-to-make but flavorful side, look no further than this vibrant and delicious Calypso Rice Caribbean-Style. Made with fragrant Mahatma® Jasmine Rice, veggies, and curry powder, this 2-step rice dish is sure to please with its bright yellow hue and delicious flavor. Pair it with roast turkey, ham, chicken, or fish for the perfect lunch or dinner. No matter the season, no matter the weather, a little Caribbean flair and flavor is always a good and delicious addition to a meal. For a more whole grain version, swap in our Brown Jasmine Rice.
Rice sides are not just versatile and delicious, they’re also a great way to discover international flavors. With your favorite Mahatma® Rice and a few simple ingredients, you can create delicious sides with flavors from around the world to enjoy every day of the week. This Herdez Guac Salsa™ Rice made with Mahatma® White Rice or Brown Rice is the perfect side for a Latin-inspired dinner, alternatively you can also try this recipe for Mexican Rice. This simple, yet flavorful, Thai Pineapple Fried Rice is the perfect side when Asian cuisine is on the menu for dinner. Or try your hand at some Mediterranean cuisine by serving up some chicken paella.
Whatever your favorite meals are, you can always count on a rice side to perfectly compliment them. Keep your favorite Mahatma® Rice stocked in your pantry and whip up something delicious in just minutes.
Substitute broth for water if preferred.
For milder flavor, use jalapeño chili pepper; for spicy rice, use Scotch bonnet or habanero chili peppers.