Turmeric Rice (v)

Turmeric Rice (v)

Simple to prepare, there are only a few ingredients to this recipe but nonetheless it has an incredible depth of aromatic flavour. This fragrant rice is delicious served alongside a hot raita or any lentil dish.

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To Serve

  • Basmati rice
    280 grams
  • Hot water
    650 ml
  • Butter
    40 grams
  • Onion, sliced
  • Ground turmeric
    0.5 tsp
  • Salt
    0.5 tsp
  • Large saucepan with lid



Heat the butter in a saucepan and once melted, tip in the onions and fry for 3-4 minutes until golden brown. Add the rice and carefully mix well.


Fold in the turmeric and salt and add 650ml of just boiled water. Cover with a tight-fitting lid and simmer for 10-13 minutes until all of the water has evaporated. Serve hot with a cucumber raita or any curry or lentil dish.

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