Indian Turmeric Rice

  • Author: Sara Wells -


An easy, savory rice recipe infused with healthy turmeric.  Pairs beautifully with grilled chicken, lamb, and beef.  This recipe is for just 1 cup of rice, feel free to double for a larger batch. 



2 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 cup diced onion
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
2 cups chicken broth
1 cup Jasmine rice
kosher salt


Heat medium-sized pot with lid on stove top.  Add oil and onion and cook until onion is tender, about 3 minutes.  Add turmeric and curry powder and stir to heat and distribute for 15-30 seconds.  Add broth and bring to a boil, add rice.  Reduce heat to a simmer.  Cover pot and cook for 20 minutes, covered the entire time.  Remove from heat, fluff with a fork and add salt to taste before serving.