Curried Rice Gift in a Jar with Printable Jar Labels
by Jane Lake
This layered curried rice and raisins recipe will make a family-sized side dish for pork or chicken. Add it to your repertoire of Gift-in-a-Jar recipes for great homemade gift giving.
Curried Rice Recipe Ingredients:
approximately 1½ cups long-grain white rice
2 heaped tsps. of chicken bouillon powder
3 tbsp. dried minced or flaked onion
1/3 cup raisins
¾ tsp. curry powder
Curried Rice – Recipe Instructions:
Place 3/4 cup of rice in a one pint (or two-cup) jar, and then add separate layers of chicken bouillon powder, dried onion, curry powder and raisins. Pack the raisins down with a spoon and top with the remaining rice.
Note: If the jar isn’t quite full, add a little more rice to bring the jar mix to the top of the jar. If you leave a space, the ingredients will shift and you’ll lose the layered look.
Print and attach the Curried Rice jar label to provide the recipient with instructions on how to best use your gift. You can fold the label into quarters, so a picture and recipe title appear on the front, with directions on the inside. Or you could cut the out the jar of curried rice picture and glue it to the front of your jar, with the directions cut out and pasted on the back.
The instructions are also included on the printable label) and are as follows:
Bring 3-3/4 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Add the rice and raisin mix. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 20 minutes or until rice is tender. Serves 8 and makes a nice accompaniment to pork or chicken dishes.