Flavorful coconut turmeric rice which can be prepared in one pot! This easy golden rice recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner as the preparation takes only 15 minutes. If you like rice, you will love this healthy vegan side dish. It can be easily made oil-free and it's naturally gluten-free.
2 cups ( 370 g) uncooked brown rice 1/2 tbsp oil or use water if oil-free 1 small/medium onion diced 4 cloves garlic minced 1 tbsp fresh ginger minced 1 tbsp fresh turmeric minced (optional) 1 stalk of ( 65 g) leeks chopped 1 tsp ground turmeric use 1 1/2 tsp if you don't use fresh 1/4 tsp black pepper or more to taste Sea salt to taste, (I used 1 1/2 tsp) 1 tsp ground paprika 3/4 tsp ground cumin Cayenne pepper to taste (optional) 1 medium carrot diced 1 cup ( 240 ml) coconut milk canned 2 3/4 cups ( 660 ml) vegetable broth Fresh herbs for garnish
You can watch the video in the post for visual instructions. Add the brown rice to a bowl and cover with water. Let sit for about 10-15 minutes, or until you have chopped the veggies. Then drain. Heat oil (or use water if oil-free) in a large pot. Add onion and fry over medium heat for about 3-4 minutes. Add fresh ginger, garlic, leek, fresh turmeric, and all spices. Fry for a further minute. Add carrot, coconut milk, vegetable broth, and drained rice. Cover and bring to a boil. Cook on a low simmer for 45 minutes, then turn off the heat. Let sit for a further 5-10 minutes, then fluff with a fork. Taste and adjust seasoning. Add more salt/black pepper/cayenne pepper to taste if needed. Garnish with fresh herbs, , and enjoy! Serve with Vegan Parmesan Cheese or Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff . Stuffed Potato Cakes
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