Jasmine Rice

Mahatma Jasmine rice is a long grain rice variety; also known as fragrant, aromatic, or scented rice. Grown in the mountain highlands of Thailand for centuries, jasmine rice was first cultivated for the royalty of the kingdom of Siam. Named after the sweet-smelling jasmine flower of Southeast Asia, jasmine rice has a naturally distinctive scent released during the cooking process and is likened to a flowery perfume. Jasmine rice is praised for its whiteness and silkiness. Cooked, it is soft, white and fluffy. The taste of this rice enhances the traditional spices of oriental cookery.

Our 2 lb. Mahatma Jasmine rice is available in a convenient E-Z open and E-Z pour spout package.  Click here to download and view helpful package hints.  Mahatma Jasmine rice is also available in 5 lb and 20 lb poly bag packages.

As more and more Americans explore exotic and ethnic cuisine for their meals, they are seeking authentic ethnic ingredients Mahatma Jasmine rice can be an excellent "change of pace" from regular long grain white rice. Ask for Mahatma Jasmine rice at your local store Mahatma Jasmine rice, the gourmet choice in rice.

  • Cooking Directions

    On the Stove

    In a saucepan, bring 1-1/2 cups water to a boil.  Stir in 1 cup of rice. If desired, add 1 tablespoon tub margarine and 1 teaspoon salt per cup of uncooked rice. Cover. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until all water is absorbed. For drier rice, use 1/4 cup less water.  For moister rice, used 1/4 cup more water.

    In the Microwave

    In a 2-quart microwave-safe dish, combine 1-3/4 cups water and 1 cup rice. If desired, add 1 tablespoon tub margarine and 1 teaspoon salt per cup of uncooked rice.  Cover and microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes. Reduce setting to 50% power, microwave for 10 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes. It is recommended that only 1 cup of rice be prepared in the microwave at a time.  Microwave ovens vary.  Cooking times are approximate.

    Cooking Directions and Other Serving Suggestions

    For cooking rice in excess water, click here. If you have a pressure cooker, here are some quick tips for cooking rice.


    If you would like to prepare larger quantities of rice, download our Cooking Large Amounts (PDF) helpful instructions.
  • Nutrition Facts

    Serving Per Container Varies By Package Size

    Serving Size1/4 Cup (45g) (Makes 3/4 Prepared)

    32 Oz | 80 Oz | 320 Oz

    (about servings (cups) per bag,  bags per container)

    Amount Per Serving
    Calories   160  Calories From Fat   0
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 0g 0%
        Saturated Fat 0g 0%
        Trans Fat 0g
    Cholesterol 0mg 0%
    Sodium 0mg 0%
    Total Carbohydrate 36g 12%
        Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
        Sugars 0g
    Protein 3g 6%
    Vitamin A  0% •  Vitamin C  0% •  Calcium  0% •  Iron  8% •  Thiamin  15% •  Niacin  8% •  Folic Acid  20% •  

    Enriched Thai Jasmine Rice [Rice, Niacin, Iron (Ferric Orthophosphate), Thiamin (Thiamin Mononitrate), Folic Acid]
  • Other Information

    Products labeled YES under the ‘Gluten Free’, ‘MSG Free’, ‘Preservative Free’, or ‘Allergen Free’ columns reflect a product which does not contain or are ‘free’ of that item.

    Products labeled YES under the ‘US FDA Labeled Allergens’ columns reflect products which contain that item.


    No Preservatives Yes
    Gluten Free Yes
    MSG Free Yes

    US Food & Drug Administration Labeled Allergens

    Crustacean Shellfish No
    Milk No
    Fish No
    Eggs No
    Peanuts No
    Tree Nuts No
    Soy No
    Wheat No


    Kosher ** Yes

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