Turmeric risotto


Turmeric risotto
A colourful and tasty risotto made with turmeric, and pumpkin and sunflower seeds.
23,1494.4/5 for 7 ratings
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Last modified on: May 19th 2019

For 6 people, you will need:

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8 min.48 min.56 min.
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Stage 1 - 2 min.
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Spread 50 g pumpkin seeds and 50 g sunflower seeds on a baking sheet.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
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Put in the oven at 300°F (150°C) for 15 minutes to toast (dry roast).

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Prepare 1 onion and chop finely.

Pour 6 tablespoons olive oil into a large saucepan on high heat. When really hot, add the chopped onion.

Salt and pepper, then cook for 1 or 2 minutes without colouring, stirring constantly.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
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Add 400 g rice and mix well.

Stir constantly until the grains become translucent (or "pearl").

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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Add 3 tablespoons turmeric and mix well. Stir for a further 2 or 3 minutes while the rice colours.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
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Pour in 200 ml dry white wine and mix well...

Stage 7 - 5 min.
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... and continue stirring until the wine has been completely absorbed.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
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Then add the chicken stock...

Stage 9 - 20 min.
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...and continue stirring until the stock has been completely absorbed.

Stage 10
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Repeat steps 8 and 9 until all the stock has been added and absorbed, and the rice is cooked.

It is important for your risotto to still be slightly "wet", not fully dried out.

Stage 11 - 2 min.
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Next, add the grated 50 g Comté cheese and mix well.

Stage 12 - 2 min.
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Finish by adding the toasted seeds...

Stage 13
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...and mix in. Your risotto is ready.

Remarks

Pumpkin seeds and turmeric go really well together, so do try to keep both if you want to vary this recipe.

Keeping:

1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,313 Kcal or 9,684 Kj60 gr142 gr168 gr
116 %23 %13 %25 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
115 Kcal or 481 Kj3 gr7 gr8 gr
6 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
385 Kcal or 1,612 Kj10 gr24 gr28 gr
19 %4 %2 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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Chicken stockChicken stock: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Mussels with arroz negro, Risotto-style celeriac, Boulangère potatoes, Hearty leek and sprout soup, ... All
RiceRice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Chicken with rice and leeks, Curried prawn risotto, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, Chocolate rice pudding, How to cook rice in rice-cooker, ... All
Dry white wineDry white wine: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Scallops with crunchy vegetables and wine sabayon, Sausage mushroom and cheese crumble, Melt-in-the mouth meat and vegetables in a sealed casserole, Veal Marengo, Montbenoit's canapés, ... All
Pumpkin seedsPumpkin seeds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Potimarron and Parmesan tart, ... All

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