Use up your leftover rice to make this delicious yellow rice, which is kid-friendly and great for packing in lunch boxes!
Servings: 4 servings
- 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup onion diced
- 1/2 cup carrot diced
- 1 tsp turmeric
- 1/2 tsp mustard seeds (optional)
- 1 clove garlic finely minced
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1/4 tsp ground cumin
- 3-4 cups leftover rice
- 1/2 cup frozen peas
Heat the oil in a skillet and fry the onions until they are glossy, then add the carrots, turmeric, mustard seeds, and garlic and cook another minute.
Add in the rice, breaking it up with a rigid spoon or spatula.
Add in the rest of the spices, the peas, and the water. Set the heat to low and cook, covered, for 2-3 minutes.
Calories: 797kcal | Carbohydrates: 155g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 313mg | Potassium: 351mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2812IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 2mg