Vegetable Fried Rice | How to make Vegetable Fried Rice

By Rajani sivaram  |  28th Jan 2016  |  
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Vegetable Fried Riceby Rajani sivaram
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About Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe

Inspired from Vasantha Moorthy's cookbook, this is a catch all rice recipe. Though the list of ingredients may seem long, most of it are pantry staples. If you are using frozen mixed vegetables, then its an absolute breeze to make this.

Vegetable Fried Rice

Ingredients to make Vegetable Fried Rice

  • 2 cups Basmati rice
  • 2 medium onions, chopped fine (or 4-6 spring onions)
  • 2 medium capsicum, diced
  • 2 green chillies or as per taste
  • 10-15 beans, chopped small
  • 2 small carrots , chopped small
  • 1 cup green peas
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 2 tsp oil
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 4 tbsp Soya sauce
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp chilli sauce

How to make Vegetable Fried Rice

  1. Soak rice for at least 30 minutes. Then cook it and keep aside. You can use 3 cups of water for 2 cups of rice. (One whistle in pressure cooker or use a rice cooker. ) Then let the rice cool a bit.
  2. Cut the vegetables into small pieces. Cook with enough water or steam cook the carrot, beans, green peas and cauliflower. Once done, drain and keep aside. Chop the onions (or spring onions) and chillies.
  3. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and saute the onions and chillies till they are done. Once the onion turns brownish, add the cooked vegetables. Then add the ketchup, soya sauce, chilli sauce, vinegar, salt and pepper. Mix carefully until well combined.
  4. Add the cool cooked rice. Mix well and take it off the heat.
  5. Serve hot for best taste.

My Tip:

This works great with leftover refrigerated rice.

Reviews for Vegetable Fried Rice (6)

ruchi dogra2 years ago

To make it cook ....rice can b cooked with bit less water in dem under cold running water....n drain all d excess water......

Nitya Vaswani2 years ago


amba bhavani3 years ago

Very good recipe, but i think its better to fry the veggies n let it get cooked there in oil itself, it will taste well.

SaLoni UpaDhyay3 years ago

Hey I tried it and yes its to awesome Loved it #chinese

Mofida Begum3 years ago

mujhe atsi lagi aur easy recipie hai.

Geetha Sam3 years ago


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