Ever tried a sweet dish with turmeric? No, well today I am not only going to show you one but also share a delicious turmeric curry with you. There are so many spices, we just use the way we are thought to do, but they actually can much more than that. With this post, I want to show you, how you can use the same spice for two totally different dishes, a sweet and a savoury one. Let’s make you love this turmeric recipes.

Ready? Okay, let’s go.

Turmeric is mostly known for its yellow colour, which is essential for all curry spices and therefore a big part of Indian cuisine. It’s also used a lot in East Asia and Africa for all kind of savoury dishes. But have you ever tried it in your breakfast? I bet not.

Curry fried rice – The Classic Way

Prep: 10 min • Cook: 20 min • Total: 30 min • Difficulty: Medium • Servings: 2


150g brown rice

1 big carrot

1 spring onion

1 capsicum

1 zucchini

5 mushrooms

1 clove of garlic

1 tsp. curry spice

1 tsp. turmeric

½ tsp. salt

½ tsp. pepper

Dash of chili

  1. Cook the rice until done.
  2. Meanwhile was and cut all veggies. Now roast them until golden.
  3. When rice is done, add them and mix in the spices as well.
  4. Now roast everything again until crunchy.
  5. Decorate with some basil leaves and enjoy.

Turmeric muesli – The Sweet Way

Prep: 10 min • Total: 10 min • Difficulty: Easy • Servings: 1


60g rolled oats

1 banana

5 walnuts

250 ml milk (I use almond milk)

Dash of cinnamon

Dash of turmeric

Dash of honey

  1. Slice banana and crush walnuts and put them with oats in a muesli bowl.
  2. Add spices, honey and milk.
  3. Mix well and enjoy.


I hope you like those two dishes as much as I do and I’d love to see some pictures of your creations.

You can either send them to me via E-Mail or share with me on Instagram and Facebook. I’m very excited already.

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Otherwise, check out some of the other recipe posts I wrote or if you’re interested, I have a lot of information and advice on self-development and traveling as well.

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What is your favourite dish with Turmeric?