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Holy Turmeric Rice

This is a staple in our home. It's the rice I grew up with and the one my family loves. Use it in pilafs, stews or just add toasted pine nuts for a great side dish.
Author Denise


  • 1 cup Uncle Ben's Long Grain Rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric


  1. In a saucepan, heat oil and rice for a minute or two. Add water and turmeric and bring to a boil.
  2. Once it starts boiling, cover and turn down heat to a medium low. In 20 minutes you will have "holy" rice.