Discover this cornucopia filled rice bowl recipe with a superfood kick of turmeric and our Premium Mahatma® Jasmine Rice, Red, & Wild Rice Blend. Serve along with sweet potatoes, creamy avocado, and a boiled egg for a breakfast that will keep you satisfied throughout the day. Top with pumpkin seeds for an enticing crunch.
In a medium saucepan, bring coconut milk, water, turmeric, ginger, salt, and pepper to a boil; stir in rice blend. Cover and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 15 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed; remove from heat and fluff with a fork.
Arrange sweet potatoes, spinach, avocado, and soft-boiled egg over rice; sprinkle with chopped pumpkin seeds.
To cook soft-boiled eggs, bring 5-inches of water to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Add eggs and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove eggs from water and carefully peel.
Substitute soft boiled egg with scrambled eggs, poached, or fried eggs.
Breakfast is commonly considered to be the most important meal of the day but, with the morning rush, a lot of people reach for a bland bowl of cereal with milk or skip it altogether. One thing we can all agree on is how much better your day can get by enjoying a hearty meal in the morning. Plus, with recipes like this rice bowl, starting the day off on the right foot doesn’t have to mean spending hours in the kitchen. You’d be surprised by how easy it is to make and the little amount of time it requires. Now let’s dive into the ingredients!
Naturally, mornings can get hectic whether you’re corralling a family, dog or simply have a busy lifestyle. The good news is that this Turmeric Bowl can be prepped in advance and can be assembled for a quality meal within seconds. Made with a Premium Rice Blend from Mahatma®, the hearty grain base mixes the different flavors and textures of Jasmine, Red, and Wild Rice. Aside from its delicious flavor, this grain blend cooks up right every time so you can get back to focusing on oven-baking the sweet potatoes, boiling an egg, and slicing or mashing up the avocado.
The pumpkin seeds can be bought pre-toasted and ready to sprinkle over the bowl but, if you want to boost their flavor, check out our helpful hint below, you can thank us later!
Next time you’re cooking up a Thai inspired Pumpkin and Coconut Soup or carving jack-o-lanterns in the Fall, make sure to make the most out of your pumpkin by scooping out the seeds and using them for other recipes.
Once you clean up the seeds with water, heat some coconut oil in a large pan, toss them and start toasting over medium heat. Be careful not to burn them, seeds tend to roast quickly. Once they begin to brown, drizzle with soy sauce for a savory and unique flavor.
Remove from heat and store in an airtight container. Use your upgraded pumpkin seeds to top your Turmeric Rice Bowl or enjoy them as an on-the-go snack.
Adding turmeric to your rice is a great natural way to add a benefits to lots of dishes without having to add chemical colors or ingredients with a strong flavor. It’s often considered a superfood because of its beneficial properties as a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant that helps to prevent certain diseases. In fact, in some classic rice dishes like this Paella Spanish Rice Dish recipe turmeric is a less expensive alternative to using saffron.
Looking for more ways to incorporate turmeric into your diet? Try this Turmeric Yellow Rice with Butternut Squash and Kale!