Golden Raisin Turmeric Rice

Golden Raisin Turmeric Rice - The Vegan Rhino

Easy golden raisin turmeric rice is a flavorful side dish made with turmeric, giving its vibrant golden color. This rice is cooked in a mixture of broth and coconut milk that soaks into the rice, giving the best flavor with hints of sweet raisins throughout each bite. It will make any meal tastier and is incredibly easy to make!

Golden Raisin Turmeric Rice - The Vegan Rhino

Yield: ~4 1/2 cups

Serves: 6 people


1 Tbsp. avocado oil

1/2 tsp. turmeric

1/2 tsp. curry powder

1 1/2 cups white basmati rice

1/3 cup golden raisins

1 Tbsp. + 1/2 tsp. tamari sauce

2 cups vegetable broth

 1 cup coconut milk



  1. Rinse rice in a colander until the water runs clear. Drain well.
  2. In a skillet on medium heat, add oil and once hot add spices. Cook for 20 seconds, until fragrant, and mix in drained rice and raisins. Cook for an additional minute and pour in soy sauce, vegetable stock, and coconut milk.
  3. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low, simmer for 18 minutes, covered. Remove from heat and fluff rice with fork, covering for an additional 5 minutes (off heat) until ready to serve.
  4. Serve warm in a large bowl or on a platter.


Chef’s tip: Rinsing the rice will remove excess starch and is key to making perfect rice!