Tired of the same old plain rice? Our easy-to-make Easy Turmeric Rice with Peas and Carrots adds restaurant-style flair and a beautiful golden colour to your rice, without adding a lot of time or fuss.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 6 Servings
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3 Tbsp. Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing
1 onion, chopped
1-1/2 cups brown basmati rice, uncooked
1 cup shredded carrots
1 cup chopped red peppers
3-1/2 cups 25%-less-sodium vegetable broth
1-1/2 cups frozen peas
1 tsp. ground turmeric
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How do I make it ?
Heat dressing in medium saucepan on medium heat. Add onions; cook 3 min., stirring frequently. Add rice; cook and stir 2 min. Add carrots and red peppers; cook and stir 1 min. Stir in vegetable broth.
Bring to boil; stir. Cover; simmer on medium-low heat 22 min. Add peas and turmeric; stir. Cook, covered, 3 to 5 min. or until rice is tender, broth is completely absorbed and peas are heated through. Remove from heat.
Let stand 5 min. Fluff with fork before serving.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Serve with your favourite cooked lean meat.
Garnish with chopped fresh basil before serving.
Substitute 1/4 tsp. saffron threads for the turmeric.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 3 g
Saturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 480 mg
Carbohydrate 47 g
Fibre 4 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 6 g
6 servings, 1 cup (250 mL) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.