Carolina Basmati Rice



Cooking directions on the stove*: 1. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil.* 2. Stir in rice.** 3. Cover. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until all water is absorbed. **Add 1 tbsp. tub margarine and 1 tsp. salt per cup of uncooked rice, if desired. *Cooking measurement chart: Rice: 1 cup - Water: 1-3/4 cups - Yield: 3 cups - Servings (3/4 cup cooked): 4. Rice: 2 cups - Water: 3-1/2 cups - Yield: 6 cups - Servings (3/4 cup cooked): 8. Rice: 3 cups - Water: 5-1/4 cups - Yield: 9 cups - Servings (3/4 cup cooked): 12. For drier rice, use 1/4 cup less water. For moister rice, use 1/4 cup more water. Cooking directions in the microwave**: 1. In a 2-quart microwave-safe dish, combine 2 cups water and 1 cup rice.** 2. Cover and microwave on high for 5 minutes. Reduce setting to 50% power; microwave for 15 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes. **It is recommended that only 1 cup rice be prepared in the microwave at a time. Microwave ovens vary. Cooking times are approximate. Traditional cooking directions: In a large pot, bring 8 cups of water to a boil. Measure 1 to 2 cups of Carolina basmati rice and add to boiling water. Boil uncovered for 12 minutes. Drain and rinse in a strainer with hot water. Increase water to 12 cups to cook 3 cups of rice. For a more authentic result, soak rice in cold water for 15 minutes before cooking and reduce cooking time to 10 minutes. Do not rinse. Cooking tips: Rice: dress it up! The versatility of rice is just one of its key benefits. Below are simple ways to make aromatic rice even more special. Starting with hot, cooked rice... Sprinkle with fried scallions, shallots, garlic or ginger. Add grated lemon zest, chopped fresh mint, a dab of butter and cooked peas. Stir in grated parmesan cheese and sauteed onions. Season with toasted sesame oil or tamari. Stir in chopped dried fruit and roasted nuts. When preparing... Saute garlic, add rice and cook in chicken broth. Add whole cloves and a stick of cinnamon while cooking rice. For perfect pilafs, saute rice in oil to firm and toast the starchy exterior.



Carolina® Basmati Rice. Naturally fragrant. 100% basmati rice. Authentic. All natural. See side panel for nutritional information.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 0.25 cup

Servings per Container: 20

Number Of Servings 20
Serving Sizes 0.25 Cup
45.0 Gram
Serving Size Full Txt 0.25 Cup (45g)
Energy 160
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 0 mg
Carbohydrates 36 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Sugars 0 g
Protein 3 g
Daily Percent Of Vitamin A 0
Daily Percent Of Vitamin C 0
Daily Percent Of Calcium 0
Daily Percent Of Iron 2


Basmati Rice.


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