Cindy's Yellow Rice


This yellow rice recipe is easy to make.

looking down at a pot of yellow rice with a spoonful resting inside
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • 2 cups water

  • 1 cup white rice

  • ¼ cup dried minced onion

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add rice, onion, olive oil, turmeric, garlic powder, black pepper, and salt. Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer until water is absorbed and rice is tender, about 20 minutes.

  2. Fluff rice with a fork before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

253 Calories
7g Fat
43g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 253
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 587mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 43g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 3mg 15%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 128mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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