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 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.