Turmeric rice with vegetables and no oil

Turmeric rice with vegetables and no oil


This lunch recipe is a quick, healthy, and oil-free option. This dish can be used as part of meal prep for a hectic week ahead. With brown rice, turmeric, and herbs and spices, this dish is sure to satisfy your hunger and maintain health.


  • 1 large, minced shallot
  • Fresh ginger to taste
  • ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon of ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon of chili powder
  • ½ cup of brown rice
  • 1 cup of vegetable broth/chicken broth (your choice)
  • Quarter cup of cooked drained and rinsed black beans
  • Quarter cup of cooked corn


  1. Heat 2 tbsp of water in frying pan. Place over medium heat.
  2. Cook minced shallot and ginger for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add in brown rice, turmeric powder, ground cumin, and broth of choice to a boil.
  4. Once the mixture has come to a boil, lower heat and cook for 30-40 minutes on low heat.
  5. After 30-40 minutes, add in beans and corn. Mix in corn and beans evenly covering them with the rice mixture.

Nutrition Facts

Did you know? Turmeric has been proven to reduce glucose levels in the blood and maintain blood sugar levels.