Tumeric Coconut Rice
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Serves: 6
This is a wonderful savory dish which is quite easy for everyone And cooks in no time.
  • 2cups long grain rice
  • 1lb chopped beef(season with salt)
  • ½ lb seafood
  • 1½ cup meat stock or water
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • Salt to taste
  • one small onion
  • bouillon
  • 1 tsp Tumeric powder
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ tbsps. crayfish...(optional)
  • ½ tsp chili flakes
  • ½ cup diced carrots...(optional)
  • 1-3 habanero(ata-rodo. Minced)
  • ⅓ cup coconut oil or Cooking oil
  • 3 small garlic cloves(minced)
  • ½ inch freshly grated ginger
  • ½ tsp Nut meg
  1. Wash rice with cold to warm water until water runs clear; then drain
  2. Heat oil in a pot. add the beef and fry until golden brown
  3. Add onion, fry until transluscent.
  4. Add carrots(if using), thyme, and tumeric and stir fry for 1minute.
  5. Add garlic, habanero pepper and rice, stir fry until each grain is coated with the oil.
  6. Then pour in your coconut milk and top with the meat stock to cook rice.
  7. Check for seasonings and add salt.
  8. Add a bouillon if needed..
  9. Bring pot to a boil
  10. Cover with a foil wrapper and a tight lid. reduce heat
  11. Allow rice to steam and cook until almost aldente.
  12. Grate in nutmeg and stir in seafood. chili flakes and cray fish
  13. Check for seasonings. Cover for a few minutes to steam and finish cooking
  14. Let rice rest before serving.
Recipe by Nigerian Lazy Chef at https://www.nigerianlazychef.com/2015/02/tumeric-coconut-rice/