1 Cup Basmati Rice
2 Tbs. Olive Oil
1/4 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
1/3 Tsp. Sea Salt
Pinch Black Ground Pepper
1 1/2 Cups Water
In a medium saucepan, heat the olive oil then add turmeric powder and saute for 20 seconds over low heat until fragrant. Add rice, salt and pepper and mix gently until rice has changed color to yellow (few seconds). Add the water and bring to a boil. Cover an reduce heat to a low simmer. Cook, covered, without stirring until the water is absorbed and the rice is tender, about 20 minutes.
Remove from the heat and let sit covered without stirring for 10 minutes. Fluff with a fork and serve.
The following maybe be added: corn, peas, raisins,or chopped roasted almonds.