One Pot Turmeric Coconut Rice

One Pot Turmeric Coconut Rice

  • Servings: 6
  • Total Time:



1 1/2 cups Royal White Basmati Rice

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 onion, diced

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tbsp minced ginger

1 tsp cumin seeds

1/2 tsp each salt and pepper

1 tbsp ground turmeric

1 cup reduced sodium vegetable broth

1 can (14 oz) coconut milk

1 cup swiss chard, chopped

1 green onion, thinly sliced

1 tbsp unsweetened coconut, toasted

2 tbsp lime juice



  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan set over medium heat. Stir in onions, garlic, ginger, cumin seeds, salt and pepper. Cook stirring for 3 to 5 minutes or until onions start to soften. Stir in turmeric and rice. Cook for 1 minute or until rice is well coated. Stir in broth and coconut milk; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Add swiss chard to rice; cover and continue to cook 3-4 minutes until slightly wilted.
  2. Remove rice from heat. Keep covered and let stand for 4 to 5 minutes. Add in lime juice; fluff rice with a fork. Garnish with toasted coconut and green onions.

Tip: Substitute swiss chard with kale, spinach or ½ cup frozen peas.