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Turmeric Rice
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
This is a healthy and exotic twist to the classic white rice side dish. I just love how fragrant this turmeric rice is.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: turmeric rice
Servings: 3 people
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • ½ onion cut into dices
  • ½ sweet bell pepper cut into dices
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ¼ cup frozen peas
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  1. In a small pot heat the olive oil over medium heat. Toss the onion, the bell pepper, and the garlic. Cook for 1 minute until the onion is slightly transparent and the garlic is fragrant.
  2. Add the rice, the raisins, the peas, the turmeric, and the salt. Stir well. Pour 2 cups of water and bring it to boil. After that take the temperature to low and let it cook completely, about 8 minutes. Cover with a lid.
  3. With the help of a fork fluff the rice and serve while is hot.