How to Cook Mahatma Brown Rice

By Loletrazina Church

Mahatma is a rice manufacturer that produces short-, medium- and long-grained rice products including specialty rice products such as jasmine and whole-grain brown rice. Mahatma Brown rice contains no saturated fat and is naturally cholesterol and sodium free. The Mahatma website recommends that you refrigerate brown rice for an increased shelf life. You can include Mahatma brown rice as a side dish for your meals or as part of your main dish.

Mahatma whole-grain brown rice is a good source of dietary fiber.

30-Minute Method

Step 1

Put 5 cups of water in a medium-sized pot or saucepan and bring it to a boil. Add 5 tsp. of salt or 1 tsp. for each cup of water, and 1 tsp. of butter, margarine or oil, if desired.

Step 2

Add 1 cup of Mahatma Brown rice and return the pot to the burner.

Step 3

Cook the rice uncovered for 30 minutes. Drain the water from the rice and serve.

Traditional Method

Step 4

Put 5 cups of water in a medium saucepan or pot and bring it to a boil. Include 1 to 2 tbsp. of oil, butter or margarine and 1 tsp. of salt, if desired.

Step 5

Add 2 cups of uncooked rice, cover the pot and reduce the heat.

Step 6

Cook the brown rice for 45 minutes or until the rice absorbs the water. This recipe makes up to 7 cups of cooked rice.

Microwave Instructions

Step 7

Combine 3 parts water and 1 parts brown rice in a microwave-safe bowl or dish.

Step 8

Microwave for 10 minutes on High for a 1100-watt microwave oven.

Step 9

Reduce the heat setting to Medium and continue microwaving for 20 minutes until your rice is fluffy. Add 1 tsp. of salt or 1 tbsp. of butter, oil or margarine to the uncooked rice and water after your rice is cooked.

Step 10

Allow your rice to rest for about 3 to 5 minutes before serving.