Combine the first eight ingredients; mix well. If giving for gifts place two cups each in a jar: makes 40 batches ( 10 cups total ) .
INSTRUCTIONS TO ATTACH TO JAR:
To prepare one serving of rice:
In a sauce pan over medium heat, bring 2/3 cup water and 1 tablespoon butter to a boil. Add 1/4 cup rice mixture. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand for 5 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork. Yield: 1 serving.
NOTE: To prepare more than 1 serving, multiply the rice mix, water. and butter by the total number or desired servings and cook as directed.