A great supporting dish to chicken! I served the rice with chicken tikka, but it goes well with many chicken dishes, or whatever meat you find fit.

Nevine A. Abaza
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir until golden, about 5 minutes. Add water, turmeric, and bouillon cube; stir well to combine. Add peas and carrots. Bring to a boil; stir in rice. Reduce heat and cook, covered, until rice is tender and liquid has been absorbed, about 15 minutes.

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Cook's Notes:

I'm not sure what type of rice I use, I think it's medium-grain. Whatever type of rice you use, cook it as you normally would.

If you don't use the chicken bouillon, use chicken broth instead. Don't forget to add salt.

For a lighter version: swap oil for butter, or use cooking spray, or leave it out completely. Vegetarians can substitute vegetable oil for the butter, and use vegetable bouillon instead of chicken.

Nutrition Facts

154 calories; 2.4 g total fat; 5 mg cholesterol; 223 mg sodium. 29.9 g carbohydrates; 3.1 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (14)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
05/06/2016
We thought this was yummy! Just a few things...I used 1 cup of peas and carrots b/c the kids love them. Also I was running low on tumeric so I only used a teaspoon but that seemed fine for us and still gave the rice a bright beautiful color. Lastly 1 cup of water to 1 cup of rice is off if you are using regular white rice so just follow the liquid to rice ratio on the back of the rice package to ensure proper cooking. We enjoyed the flavors in this and it was so easy to make...I will be making this again! Thanks for sharing.:) Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
07/22/2016
I think 1 tablespoon of turmeric was too much for this recipe; it tasted very bitter. Read More
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15 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
05/06/2016
We thought this was yummy! Just a few things...I used 1 cup of peas and carrots b/c the kids love them. Also I was running low on tumeric so I only used a teaspoon but that seemed fine for us and still gave the rice a bright beautiful color. Lastly 1 cup of water to 1 cup of rice is off if you are using regular white rice so just follow the liquid to rice ratio on the back of the rice package to ensure proper cooking. We enjoyed the flavors in this and it was so easy to make...I will be making this again! Thanks for sharing.:) Read More
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
05/06/2016
We thought this was yummy! Just a few things...I used 1 cup of peas and carrots b/c the kids love them. Also I was running low on tumeric so I only used a teaspoon but that seemed fine for us and still gave the rice a bright beautiful color. Lastly 1 cup of water to 1 cup of rice is off if you are using regular white rice so just follow the liquid to rice ratio on the back of the rice package to ensure proper cooking. We enjoyed the flavors in this and it was so easy to make...I will be making this again! Thanks for sharing.:) Read More
(5)
Rating: 4 stars
05/05/2016
Made as written and I probably wouldn't change a thing. I might use broth in place of the bouillon as mentioned in the footnotes as I usually do but I honestly think it needed the salt the bouillon brought to the dish. Good recipe that would pair well with many different things! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
06/06/2016
Husband approved Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/21/2019
Came out excellent... everyone liked this recipe only thing I changed.......I shredded fresh carrots instead of using the frozen...... will be making this again. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
05/30/2017
Will be making this again. I might add a little more water but it was good as is. Read More
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Rating: 2 stars
07/22/2016
I think 1 tablespoon of turmeric was too much for this recipe; it tasted very bitter. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/16/2017
thank you so much for this recipe. I thought I needed more ingredients but this was perfect thank you Read More
Rating: 5 stars
10/21/2017
Real easy to make and tasted great. I just used 2 teaspoons of turmeric. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
02/16/2017
Very quick and easy side dish. My husband loved it! Read More