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Turmeric Brown Rice Recipe

 

turmeric rice recipe

Turmeric Brown Rice Recipe (Serves 4)

Turmeric is a revered spice known for its amazing healing properties. It has a long history of use in herbal remedies, particularly in China, India, and Indonesia. Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, functions as both an anti-inflammatory and an antioxidant. Recent research also shows that it has cancer-blocking properties. [1]

I recommend including turmeric into our daily diet for its many health benefits.

Health Benefits of Turmeric

  • Boosts your antioxidant protection against free radicals
  • Helps promote your healthy skin
  • Supports your overall eye health
  • Provides immune system support
  • Aids your skeletal system and joint health
  • Support healthy liver function
  • Balances the health of your digestive system
  • Support healthy blood and circulatory system
  • Helps you maintain normal cholesterol levels to support your cardiovascular system
  • Assists your neurological system’s healthy response to stress
  • Promotes a healthy female reproductive system
  • Helps maintain blood sugar levels within the normal range

Here is a tasty recipe that is also powerhouse of life giving nutrients. It can be used in place of plain rice for any rice dishes.

Ingredients:

ingredients for turmeric rice recipe

  • 2 cups brown rice
  • Bok choy (Chinese cabbage) 300g
  • 100g fresh mushrooms
  • carrots
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • 1 thumb size ginger piece
  • 1 tablespoon of grape seed or coconut oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Himalayas salt

Method:

  • Wash the rice and add two cups of water into the rice cooker, press the switch to cook.

preparation of ingredients turmeric rice recipe

  • Washed Bok choy,and cut into small pieces.

preparation of ingredients turmeric rice recipe

  • Slice ​​mushrooms. Shred carrots, peppers and ginger.

turmeric rice recipe

  • Heat the grapeseed oil in a pot, add ginger shreds and fry until fragrant.

turmeric rice recipe

  • Add mushroom slices and saute carrots.

turmeric rice recipe

  • Stir in the turmeric powder.
  • Then add salt and bok choy, and stir fry dish stand.

turmeric rice recipe

  •  Before rice is thoroughly cooked, add the sauteed vegetables. Mix well and cover the rice cooker until cooked.

turmeric rice recipe

  • Garnish with raw lettuce, peppers, tomatoes etc for extra nutrition.

Here’s your complete healing rice meal! Get creative and come up with variations of this recipe using different vegetables in season. Enjoy!


Reference:

[1] UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCLA study finds primary component of turmeric kicks off cancer-killing mechanisms in human saliva by Eri Srivatsan, Ph.D., Marilene B. Wang, M.D. Available: http://www.cancer.gov/newscenter/cancerresearchnews/2011/UCLAStudyTurmeric


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