White rice has had its brown husk, which contains numerous nutrients, removed. Yellow rice is white rice that has been tinted with saffron and/or turmeric. These spices impart a brilliant yellow color and a somewhat spicy taste to the rice.
Although it lacks beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin C, and lutein+zeazanthin and is poor in fiber, yellow rice offers certain health advantages, according to Ricepedia. It contains minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, and zinc.