Geelrys (Yellow Rice)

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Bokenpop aka Madele

Another truly South African taste experience. There are many versions of this recipe and this is mine. I serve this rice with frikkadelle accompanied by a simple beet salad and steamed greenbeans.

Top Review by Benthe Danish

Made for ZWT4 – Wonderful rice. The only thing I changed was the amount of salt, since I have a low sodium tolerance. So I only added 1 teaspoon. And DBF agreed it was just perfect. Thanks for sharing.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place rice, water, brown sugar, salt, turmeric and cinnamon stick in a pot.
  2. Boil over high heat 20 minutes.
  3. Drain excess water.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and steam rice until soft and fluffy.
  5. Remove cinnamon stick before serving.

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