Pomegranate Turmeric Rice
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Californian - Indian
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Serves:: 4 cups Serves: 4
Super healthy and tastes great!
  • 2 T Olive oil
  • ½ C Scallion, minced
  • 11/2 Garlic, peeled, minced
  • 1 C White Basmati rice
  • ½ t Ground Turmeric
  • 1½ C Reduced sodium chicken broth
  • ½ C Pomegranate seeds
  • ⅓ C Green Onions, Thinly sliced on the bias
  • ½ t Kosher Sea salt, or to taste
  • ¼ C Freshly ground black pepper
  • Garnish with shelled, chopped, toasted Pistachios, if desired
  1. In a medium saucepan, warm olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring often, until softened and golden brown; about 3 minutes.
  3. Add rice and turmeric and stir to coat. Add broth and bring nearly to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to med-low and cook, partially covered, until liquid is absorbed, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes, then fluff rice with a fork.
  5. Fold in pomegranate seeds, and scallions.
  6. Season with salt and black pepper.
  7. Garnish with pistachio nuts, if desired.
Recipe by My Sweet California Life at https://www.mysweetcalifornialife.com/pomegranate-tumeric-rice-healthy-super-foods/