Turmeric Rice with Spinach, Mushroom & Wild Garlic Stir-Fry

Serves: 2
Prep & Cooking: 40 minutes


  • 200g fresh spinach, pak choi or chard
  • 100-150g mushrooms
  • 1 small leek or onion
  • 1 large carrot
  • handful of wild garlic or 2-3 cloves of garlic

From the cupboard:

  • 100g rice (brown or white)
  • cooking oil
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • pinch of black pepper
  • soy sauce
  • salt to taste


  1. Finely chop the onion and fry in a pan together with the rice for 3-4 mins. Add boiling water (1 part rice to 4 parts water). Before adding the water, season with turmeric. Cook until the water boils away.
  2. Finely chop the leek, chop the mushrooms into larger chunks and sauté the leek softens. Add the paprika, black pepper and soy sauce and stir for another 2-3 mins.
  3. Chop the spinach and mix it with the mushrooms. Stir until the spinach softens.
  4. Remove the stir-fry from the stove and add finely chopped wild garlic or crushed garlic.


Recipe and image by Pavlina.