Turmeric Fried Rice

A vibrant and easy fried rice with the goodness of turmeric, ginger and garlic, perfect for a healthy weeknight dinner.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Australian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Sally


  • 1 ½ cups white rice
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 300 grams medium classic tofu
  • 1 large carrot
  • 100 grams shiitake mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 cloves garlic , crushed
  • 1 teaspoon crushed ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2-3 teaspoons sriracha chilli sauce


  • Cook rice in a rice-cooker according to directions. Grate carrot and slice mushrooms,and dice tofu.
  • In a large wok, heat oil. Add diced tofu and stir fry for 5 minutes until it starts to get golden. The tofu will start to break up.
  • Add in carrot, mushrooms and peas and stir fry until soft. Add in garlic, ginger, turmeric and salt and mix all together. Add in cooked rice and mix through, scraping the bottom of the wok to ensure it doesn’t stick. Add in sriracha to taste and stir fry for 2 minutes breaking up rice until there are no more white grains of rice. Serve and enjoy!