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Lemon and Turmeric Rice

  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    10 MINS
  • KCals 215
  • Carbs 46G
4 Servings


  • 240 g basmati rice cooked as per packet instructions
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 lime zested
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • ½ tsp mustard seed
  • 1 bay leaf fresh or dried
  • 10 g coriander chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • low calorie cooking spray


  1. Spray the wok with low calorie cooking spray, and place on a medium heat. When the wok is hot, add mustard seeds.

  2. When the seeds start to crackle and pop, add the red pepper flakes, bay leaf and turmeric. Turn the heat down to low and cook for 10 seconds then add the lemon juice, lime zest and cooked rice. Mix well.

  3. Cook the rice for 5 minutes then add the coriander and mix well.

  4. Turn off the heat, cover the pan with the lid (use tin foil if you do not have a lid). Leave for 2-3 minutes.

  5. Season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper before serving.