Sunday, April 21, 2013

Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable fried rice is a popular Indo chinese dish which is made by stir frying the vegetables and mixing it with cooked rice.Spring onion gives a nice flavour and crunch to the rice.It pairs well with Gobi/veg manchurian.

vegetable fried rice

vegetable fried rice


Basmati rice
1 cup
1 small
Spring onion
1 bunch
Garlic  finely chopped
1 tsp
Soya sauce
1 tsp
Pepper powder
1 tsp
½ tsp
as needed
Oil(For frying the veggies)
3 tsp
Olive oil/sesame oil
1 tblsp

chopped vegetables and cooked rice ready for making fried rice

veg fried rice preparation

vegetable fried rice

  • Soak Basmati rice in water for 10 mins.Drain the water,add 1 1/2 cups of water and pressure cook.
  • Chop carrot,beans,capsicum,spring onion white,spring onion green finely.
  • Transfer the cooked rice to a big plate,add olive oil/sesame oil and fluff it with a fork.
  • Take a kadai/wok pan,add oil followed by sugar and let the sugar turn light golden.Now add the chopped garlic and fry well.Add the white part of spring onion and fry well.Add the carrots and beans and once they are half cooked add the finely chopped capsicum and fry till its cooked but crunchy.
  • Add the soya sauce,pepper powder,salt and mix well.Finally add the chopped spring onion green and immediately add the rice and mix well.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes and serve.
  • Chop the vegetables finely.The vegetables should be cooked but retain its crunchiness.
  • If you don't want to caramelize sugar,add it while frying the vegetables.
  • If you have white pepper powder you can use that.I used black pepper powder in this recipe.
  • Don't doubt the use of sesame oil.It gives a nice flavour to the rice.


  1. looks the texture of the rice..

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  3. classic and yumm! :)

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  5. Love anytime this delicious rice. So well made.

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  7. A perfect dish with rice and veggies, both of which are my fav. This is so good and adore the varieties of veggies inside.

  8. Perfect for summer night dinner, looks healthy and delicious.

  9. Very colorful and tempting. Well made.


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