Vegetable Fried Rice



Vegetable Fried Rice posted here is a Indo Chinese recipe. Fried rice is a dish where steamed rice is stir fried with vegetables and mild spices. Left over rice also works great for preparing the Vegetable Fried Rice. This is a universally appealing dish, and using fresh vegetables makes it a healthy dish too.

Vegetable Fried Rice

     Ingredients:
  • Basmathi Rice - 2 cups
  • Pepper powder - 2 tbsp
  • Carrot -1 (finely slit into thin pieces)
  • Cabbage - 1/4 (finely chopped)
  • Beans - 4 (finely diced)
  • Capsicum - 1/2 (finely slit into thin pieces)
  • Ginger - 1 inch (finely chopped) 
  • Garlic -2 cloves (finely chopped)
  • Onion - 1 (finely chopped) 
  • Celery - 1 (finely chopped)
  • Spring onions (finely chopped)
  • Soya sauce - 1tbsp
  • Red chilli sauce - 1 tbsp (optional)
  • Oil
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste

(You could add other vegetables of your choice)
 


    Method:
  1. Wash and soak rice in 1 cup rice  : 1 and a half cup water ratio for 30 minutes.
  2. Cook rice and keep aside.
  3. Finely chop onion,ginger, garlic, celery and spring onions.
  4. Cut the vegetables finely so that they can cook easily.
  5. Take oil in a pan, add the finely chopped onion, ginger, garlic and celery and fry.
  6. Add carrot and beans, add little salt for the vegetables to cook, saute them until they are crisp.
  7. Now add capsicum and saute well. 
  8. Finally add cabbage and saute till the cabbage is tender and crisp. 
  9. Add soya sauce, pepper and stir well, now add the cooked rice, also add the required amount of salt (Note a little salt was added already for cooking the vegetables, so add the salt accordingly).
  10. If you like the fried rice little spicy, then add the red chilli sauce and saute. (This is optional)
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves and spring onions and serve hot.
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