Vegetable Fried Rice: Flavoured rice recipe with finely chopped veggies
Vegetable Fried Rice is a staple food in south-east Asian countries. In India, it is served as street food at Chinese food counters as Indo_-Chinese cuisine. it tastes good when served with manchurian gravy recipes or chicken curry.
Indian cuisine has been influenced by overseas cuisines. Cuisines have been adapted to the local taste buds. Fried rice recipe is also an adapted version from the Asian cuisine transformed to a popular street food recipes. It has many variations. Recipe posted here is also a simple and easy veg fried recipe adaptaion.
The fried rice recipe is generally made with egg omelette and choice meat added to it with finely chopped veggies. This makes it a complete meal and balanced diet meal in the south-east asian cuisine. having said that, the same recipe has been improvised in india to meet to the local dietary requirements, especially by skipping egg yolk and meat protein. it has become a must dish in almost all fine dining restaurants and street vendors menu and can be seen served with indian curry side dish. i personally like the combination of moong dal fry with vegetable fried rice, and taken regularly for lunch or dinner.
- Prep Time10 min
- Cook Time20 min
- Total Time30 min
- Yield2 Plates
- Serving Size200 g
- Energy850 cal
FOR COOKING RICE:
- 1 cup basmati rice
- 1 tsp oil
- ½ tsp salt
- water for soaking & boiling
FOR FRIED RICE:
- 2 tbsp oil
- 2 clove garlic, finely chopped
- ½ onion, finely chopped
- 4 tbsp spring onion, chopped
- ¼ carrot, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp cabbage, finely chopped
- 2 tbsp peas / matar
- 5 beans, chopped
- ¼ capsicum, finely chopped
- ¾ tsp salt
- 2 tbsp soy sauce
- 1 tbsp vinegar
- 1 tsp pepper, crushed
- ¼ tsp salt
Preparing the spices
In a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and stir-fry 2 clove garlic.
Saute ½ onion and 2 tbsp spring onion until they sweat.
Add vegetables of your choice like ¼ carrot, 2 tbsp cabbage, 2 tbsp peas, 5 beans,
¼ capsicum and ½ tsp salt.
Stir fry on high flame without over cooking vegetables.
Add 2 tbsp soy sauce and 1 tbsp vinegar.
Stir-fry until the sauce is combined well.
Keeping the flame on high, add cooked rice.
Add 1 tsp pepper and ¼ tsp salt. The quantity of salt must be
kept due as soy sauce has salt.
Stir-fry by mixing well making sure rice grains won’t break.
Add 2 tbsp spring onions and mix well and enjoy freshly cooked veg fried rice.
- Do cool the rice completely or use leftover rice to prepare fried rice.
- Vegetables may vary with your choice like broccoli, snow pea or corn.
- Veg fried rice recipe tastes great when prepared with a variety of vegetables.
- Additionally, stir-fry the vegetables without overcooking.
- 2 servings per container
- Serving Size200 g
- Amount per serving
- % Daily Value*
- Total Fat9 g11.54%
- Saturated Fat0 g0%
- Trans Fat0 g
- Polyunsaturated Fat0 g
- Monounsaturated Fat0 g
- Cholesterol0 mg0%
- Sodium550 mg23.91%
- Total Carbohydrate27.3 g9.93%
- Dietary Fiber3.2 g11.43%
- Protein3.2 g6.4%
- Calcium50.5 mg3.88%
- Iron1.3 mg7.22%
- Potassium180.6 mg3.84%
- Vitamin A571.2 mcg63.47%
- Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)37.1 mg41.22%
- Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)0.1 mg8.33%
- Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg7.69%
- Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.7 mg4.38%
- Phosphorus151.6 mg12.13%
- Magnesium42.7 mg10.17%
- Zinc0.6 mg5.45%