Turmeric Rice With Parmesan Cheese

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Creamy, flavorful and easy to follow turmeric rice with Parmesan cheese that uses a handful of uncomplicated ingredients: ground turmeric, vinegar, chicken stock, Parmesan cheese, basmati rice and onio. Such a great recipe with lots of room for customization. Tastes great as a meal on its own or paired with any meat or vegetable dish of your choice.

This easy to follow turmeric rice with Parmesan cheese is a family favorite. It’s creamy, healthy and packed with flavors. Every time my husband comes home with a swollen arm after sport for instance he just requests for this turmeric rice. Because turmeric is anti – inflammatory.

Making this dish however takes a lot of stirring, thus why you should make sure that you’re dedicating your time 100 % to making it.

What you’ll need to make basmati rice with Parmesan and Turmeric

  • 1 ½ Liter (about 3 pints/ 6 cups) chicken stock/ broth, hot
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 80 g (2.8 oz/ ⅓ cup) butter
  • 1 small onion
  • 250 g (8.8 oz/ about 1 ⅓ cups/) basmati rice
  • 60 g (2.1 oz/ ⅔ cup) Parmesan cheese, grated
  • salt and pepper to taste

How to make yellow rice with turmeric and cheese

Peel and finely chop the onion. Melt half of the butter in the pot over medium heat and cook onion until translucent (this takes about 5 minutes). It’s very important that the onion doesn’t get browned.

After 5 minutes, add rice and mix very well. Stir in white wine vinegar. Then turmeric powder and half of the chicken stock.

Let cook for about 20 minutes, covered. Keep stirring the rice in between and adding the remaining chicken stock.

After 20 minutes stir in the remaining butter and grated cheese.

Season with salt and pepper if necessary and serve immediately.

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Turmeric Rice With Parmesan

Creamy, flavorful and easy to follow turmeric rice with Parmesan cheese that uses a handful of uncomplicated ingredients: ground turmeric, vinegar, chicken stock, Parmesan cheese, basmati rice and onio. Such a great recipe with lots of room for customization. Tastes great as a meal on its own or paired with any meat or vegetable dish of your choice.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Keyword: gluten free, long grain rice, risotto, risotto with basmati rice, risotto with turmeric, turmeric rice, yellow rice with cheese
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Ester from esterkocht.com

Equipment

  • Medium pot with lid
  • Wooden spoon
  • Knife
  • Cutting board

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ l (about 3 pints/ 6 cups/) chicken stock/ broth hot (SEE NOTES 1,2 & 3)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 80 g (2.8 oz/ ⅓ cup) butter
  • 1 small onion
  • 250 g (8.8 oz/ about 1 ⅓ cups) basmati rice
  • 60 g (2.1 oz/ ⅔ cup) Parmesan cheese grated
  • salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Peel and finely chop the onion. Melt half of the butter in the pot over medium heat and cook the finely chopped onion until translucent (this takes about 5 minutes). It's very important that the onion doesn't get browned. After 5 minutes, add rice and mix very well. Stir in white wine vinegar. Then turmeric powder and half of the chicken stock. Let cook for about 20 minutes, covered. Keep stirring the rice in between and adding the remaining chicken stock. After 20 minutes stir in the remaining butter and grated cheese. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper if necessary and serve immediately.

Notes

  1. Try to use good quality chicken stock/ broth for great results. The rule of thumb: the better the chicken stock or vegetable stock that you're using to make this dish, the better the outcome.
  2. Substitute chicken broth with vegetable stock to make the recipe vegetarian.
  3. The chicken broth or whatever you’re using should be hot enough, such that it will start to boil, once you add it to the pot.

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