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Combine all in storage container with a tight fitting lid.
Combine 2 cups water and 1 Tablespoon of butter in a saucepan. Bring to boil. Stir in 1 cup of the rice mix. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes till done, or use your rice cooker if you have one.
Source: I do not know where I got this. I have had it a long time.
By Elaine from Belle Plaine, IA
This is a big time saver!
Total Time: 20 minutes
Source: My Files
This curried rice mix is an interesting complement for plain chicken or pork.
Layer the ingredients in the order given in a 1 1/2-cup jar.
Attach this to the Jar:
In a medium saucepan bring the water to a boil. Add the rice mix. Cover and reduce the heat to a simmer for 20 minutes.
Mix equal quantities together, and store in an airtight container. Boil as for rice or spaghetti, BUT add 3 times the volume of water, as this mix is very thirsty. Pre-soaking might cut down the cooking time, but I haven't tried it yet.
When cooked, add powdered cumin, if liked, to enhance the smoky flavour. Other spices according to taste: chilli, cayenne pepper, smoked paprika.
This mix is for rice dishes where rice is the main ingredient. It is too flavourful for curries, etc.
Suggested uses: rice salads, rice-cakes, adding flavour to bean-burgers and, if you are a good bread-baker, to home-made bread-dough.
By Helen from Northern Ireland, UK
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and stir until evenly distributed. Put about 1 1/3 cups into three 1-pint containers and label as "Chicken Flavored Rice Mix".