Turmeric risotto

Turmeric risotto
A colourful and tasty risotto made with turmeric, and pumpkin and sunflower seeds.
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Last modified on: May 19th 2019

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8 min.48 min.56 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 2 min.
Turmeric risotto
Spread 50 g pumpkin seeds and 50 g sunflower seeds on a baking sheet.

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

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Turmeric risotto
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.
Turmeric risotto
Add 400 g rice and mix well.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stage 10
Turmeric risotto
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.
Turmeric risotto
Next, add the grated 50 g Comté cheese and mix well.

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

Stage 13
Turmeric risotto
...and mix in. Your risotto is ready.
Pumpkin seeds and turmeric go really well together, so do try to keep both if you want to vary this recipe.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Sulfites, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 6.76 €
  • Per person : 1.13 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Chicken stockChicken stock: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Mussels with arroz negro, Boulangère potatoes, Soup Cornouaillaise, Risotto-style celeriac, Hearty leek and sprout soup, ... All
RiceRice: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Indian rice pudding, Chicken with rice and leeks, Pea risotto "Mantecare", Curried prawn risotto, Canadian rice pudding, ... All
Dry white wineDry white wine: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Salmon with sorrel, Spaghetti with mushrooms, Red mullet fillets with a reduced white-wine sauce, Purple artichokes braised in white wine, Crispy spinach rolls, ... All
Comté cheeseComté cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Small cheese and bacon rolls , Involtinis, Deep leek and potato quiche, Fougasse with bacon and Comté, Grandma's salad, ... All
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