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Instant Pot Turmeric Rice in a white bowl with a wooden spoon

Turmeric rice

Instant Pot Turmeric Rice Recipe is a quick and easy Turmeric Rice recipe that is perfect for serving with any of your favorite Indian dishes. With only a few ingredients and the instant pot this Turmeric Rice is done quickly and easily.
Course rice, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword instantpot rice, rice, turmeric, turmeric rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 250kcal
Author Lauren



  • Set instant pot to sauté and add in the olive oil and garlic. Cook until garlic has just started brown and turn off the heat.
  • Add the rice, water, turmeric and salt to the pot, stir until well combined. Placed the lid onto the instant pot and set it to pressure cook for five minutes.
  • Allow instant pot to naturally release for an additional five minutes and then use the button to remove any excess steam.
  • Serve with some chopped cilantro or with a delicious falafel.


Serving: 0.333cup | Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 395mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg