This is how we Mexicans from California make our rice. We call it Spanish rice, not mexican rice! I didn't hear the term "mexican rice" until I moved to the midwest. This is how all of my family make the rice, aunts and grandmother alike.
Restaurant Style Mexican Rice - Favorite Family Recipes This was the easiest, fluffiest, most flavorful rice I have ever made. It worked perfectly with our enchiladas and reheated well too. Will be making this a staple. AND DO IT WITHOUT THE CUMIN.