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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Turmeric Rice - (Yellow Rice)

This can be done in 7 mins with left-over rice and tastes so good.This is done with no Veg/N.Veg added but u can add 2 scrambled  eggs or 2 oil-roasted and cut-fine sausages or 1 cup pomegranate seeds or  black seedless grapes or 1 cup sliced capsicum or chopped fine oil-roasted Mushroom, peanuts,finely-chopped cucumber or grated carrots(optional) or oil-sauteed spinach to add more colour and taste to the Rice.Do not add more than 1tsp lemon juice.Try this at home and Enjoy E(La)zy Cooking!.Enjoy Ur Meal!.BonAppetit!.

Turmeric(Yellow) Rice - Plain Rice cooked with turmeric powder and spices


    3 cups plain(cooked) rice or left over rice
    1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp mustard seeds
    1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste - optional
    1 tsp cumin seeds
    2 chopped green chillies
    1 sprig curry leaves
    1 Onion sliced fine
    2 tsp chopped coriander leaves
    1 tsp lemon juice - optional
    1 tsp pure coconut oil
    1 tsp ghee
    1 cup Veg/Scrambled Eggs or peeled peanuts - optional


   1. Heat oil and ghee in  a non-stick tawa add mustard seeds,cumin seeds,sliced onions,ginger-garlic paste, curry leaves and chopped chillies.
   2. Saute them for a min and add salt,turmeric powder,lemon juice and the cooked plain rice.(U can
    add cucumber /carrot /Scrambled Eggs/Peeled Peanuts now but it is optional).
   3.Mix them well and saute it for 3 mins atleast.
   4.Add chopped coriander leaves now and mix well.Turn off the flame.
    5.Serve this rice hot with cucumber-onion raita.


Jeyashris Kitchen said...

simple and yummy way of using the left over rice. nice recipe

Nandinis food said...

The rice is very nutritious and flavourful! Must be delicious!


Simple and easy to make...Thanks for sharing...

vanathy said...

Looking yummy! Will try this recipe soon. Thanks for sharing.

ஸாதிகா said...

Its different and mostly like a colourful rice looks delicious

Julie said...

Simple and interesting flavors.. Lovely, yummy!!!

Kanchan said...

Even I prepare a similar spicy rice ! Quite useful for leftovers :)

KrithisKitchen said...

Simple one-pot meal.. lovely color too...
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Sarah Naveen said...

simply delicious..perfect with any red hot curry

Anzz said...

I never knew about turmeric rice. It looks packed on with flavors. Like they say turmeric is a very medicinal plant. That is a very healthy dish. Will try it soon.

Treat and Trick said...

Looks so easy and yummy!

Mélange said...

A real delight to eyes dear.My God the colour and the curry leaves,combo looks stunning.

athira said...

Wow.... delicious..I like all types of rice like this. Ur blog is very nice and smells good haa..haa..haa..

Sensible Vegetarian said...

Simple and colorful rice, looks tempting.

Suja Manoj said...

Love the color,flavorful rice..

Swathi said...

turmeric rice looks perfect one pot meal.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Simple and delicious rice..

மாய உலகம் said...

nice recipe