Recipe
One Pot Turmeric Coconut Rice

One Pot Turmeric Coconut Rice

  • Servings: 6
  • Total Time:

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • 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

Instructions

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

 

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