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Yellow Rice
4 votes

Contributed by: mikendomsmumAdded: Sep 27, 2009 at 08:57 PM


This rice is a slightly oily side dish that everyone loves. Very good with roast chicken.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Side Dish
  • 4 Tablespoons unsalted butter [or other BTD compliant]
  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup basmati rice, raw
  • 2 cups chicken broth, home made, with fat [or other BTD compliant broth]
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt, or more to taste
How to make it:
  1. Melt butter in saucepan and saute onion for 2 minutes.
  2. Add 1 clove garlic, finely minced.
  3. Add rice and saute 2 minutes.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally.
  5. Reduce heat to simmer, cover and cook 20 minutes.
  6. Let sit 5 minutes then serve.
  7. A little lemon juice also good.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Onion (Red/Spanish/Yellow/Whit...1 ,2 B B N N N B B B
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Rice (White/Brown/Basmati)/ Br...3 ,4 N N B B N N N N
Turmeric  B N N B N N B N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Lemon/Lemon Juice2 B B B B N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter2 A A A A N N N N

Meat Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chicken2 N N A A A A N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 29, 2009 at 07:09 PM By: Lola