Mandarin Turmeric Rice

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

I don't usually like mixing fruit with savoury dishes but this recipe caught my eye, it's even simpler to do if you throw the rice & turmeric in the rice cooker and then stir through the remaining ingredients at the keep warm stage..


  1. Boil water & add turmeric & rice, boil until rice is tender.
  2. Drain the rice & gently stir in remaining ingredients.
Most Helpful

Easy easy! Nice flavor. I made it with diced mangoes and loved that! I also sauteed the shallots which added depth. thanks for the basic recipe. It can be varied in so many ways. Ivy

Ivy Food Sleuth January 11, 2009

So easy! What can I say, it really doesn't get any easier, and you enjoy a colourful taste sensation. The mandarins are not at all over powering, just a hint of sweetness, and the cashews area wonderful addition, I served this with stir-fried veggies but I would happily eat it just like that, as well. Would go beautifully with creamy Thai curried chicken or shrimps, as well. I stirred in some chopped fresh coriander as well, we like coriander! Thanks, Mandy, for a really nice recipe! NB, I didn't use 8 cups of water.... I cooked the rice in the microwave, so just went for the usual 2 cups water to one of rice, ratio, that works for me. so it may have given me a slightly different texture, but it was very good!

Karen Elizabeth December 03, 2008