Simple Turmeric Rice

Total Time
Prep 1 min
Cook 20 mins

Poor man's saffron rice! Still good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place all ingredients into saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Cover and reduce to a simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Let rice stand 5 more minutes in the pan before serving.
Most Helpful

5 5

Tasty and quick! Identical to how I've made it before apart from the slightly more water and longer cooking time than I'd normally use for absorption cooking, that was a good idea because the rice soaked up the turmeric flavor more.

4 5

This was good but not much different from buttery rice colored yellow. Next time I'll add some salt to the cooking process and see what that does. But very simple and elegant-looking. Thanks Oolala!