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Turmeric Basil Fried Rice

A quick and simple fried rice with just 5 ingredients. GF. Soy free.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Course Main Course, Sides
Cuisine Asian
Servings 2


  • Saute pan


  • 1.25 tablespoon Sesame oil
  • 1.5 tablespoon Minced garlic
  • 15 leaves fresh Thai basil
  • 1.5 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2.5 c Cooked jasmine rice
  • 1 teaspoon Salt Skip this if you have added salt while cooking rice.

For Garnish

  • 10 leaves fresh Thai basil

For topping

  • 3 tablespoon Salted peanuts


  • Heat a heavy bottomed pan with the sesame oil.
  • When the oil is hot, add the garlic and basil leaves.
  • Stir and fry till garlic begins to brown.
  • Lower flame, add turmeric and give a mix.
  • Now, add the cooked rice and salt.
  • Mix well , making sure the rice is mixed well.
  • Garnish with more Thai basil leaves.
  • Top with roasted peanuts and serve hot with any curry of your choice.
Keyword turmeric basil fried rice, turmeric fried rice, vegan turmeric basil fried rice
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