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A brightly colored turmeric coconut rice in a small white ramekin topped with a single bay leaf

Turmeric Coconut Rice

  • Author: Chaunté Truelsen
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 28 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: approx. 4 cups, 8 servings


Turmeric Coconut Rice! A golden, fragrant, and delicious side that compliments a variety of dishes with its flavors of buttery coconut and poignant turmeric.




  1. Heat the coconut oil in a skillet, then add grated ginger. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  2.  Add the broth, full fat coconut milk, ground turmeric, 3/4 tsp of salt, bay leaf, and bring to a boil.
  3.  Add jasmine rice, then reduce the heat to low and cover.
  4.  Simmer on low heat until the liquid is absorbed (about 18 minutes). Fluff with a fork and serve. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


Approx. 1 FP per servingFP stands for Fermentation Potential and is used to determine the symptom potential in foods for those using the Fast Tract Diet to heal/improve symptoms of GERD, LPR, SIBO, IBS, etc.

The nutritional information provided (i.e. calories) comes from online calculators. Although attempts to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures are only estimates.

  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Indian


  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 157

Keywords: turmeric rice, coconut rice, turmeric coconut rice, jasmine rice