Vegetable Fried Rice is a delicious Indo Chinese recipe which is made using vegetables & cooked rice. It is a perfect way to use that leftover rice. Here is how to make Veg Fried Rice recipe at home.
They say “Variety is the spice of life!” and being a chef, food blogger and a recipe consultant I simply cannot agree more. Don’t you too?
While roti, sabzi, dal, and rice are everyday staples, no doubt, but sometimes, the heart and the taste buds yearn for something different, don’t they?
So, yours truly is always on the look of making something interesting and share it with you all so that you could try the same.
While rice recipe of Bacon Fried Rice, Healthy Asian Cauliflower Rice or Thai Pineapple Fried Rice make the meals newsome, I sometimes like rice fried with vegetables and sauces which make the best use of frying and cooking.
This Veg Fried Rice is a nice Chinese delicacy that stands out on the dinner table every time you make it.
Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe is made in minutes by tossing and sauteeing veggies and you add rice into the finely crisp, tender veggies. Then goes the dollops of sauces like soy, red chilli sauce and vinegar
In case you wish to try a variation of Vegetable Fried Rice then do make Spicy Indo Chinese Schezwan Egg Fried Rice you are sure to love it as well.
Rice, a dietary staple for a large part of the world’s human population, especially in Asia and is an important grain in regards to human nutrition. It is a cherished ingredient that is used across various regional cuisine and dominates the dinner table in more ways than one.
What is Veg Fried Rice?
Many overseas cuisines have been adapted and transformed according to the local taste buds. One such dish that has been adapted from the Asian cuisine and transformed into a popular street food recipe is Veg Fried Rice.
The blend of cooked rice, finely chopped vegetables and flavoursome seasoning altogether, suffices the cravings of every food lover. It tastes great when served with Chinese gravy recipes like Veg Manchurian , sweet and sour vegetables or chilli chicken.
How to make Veg Fried Rice Recipe
This recipe tops the charts of all Indian restaurants and as well served by many street vendors. The blend of long grained basmati rice and stir-fried vegetables effuses aroma that is characteristic of Vegetable Fried Rice.
To make Veg Fried Rice, you can use your favourite veggies like corn, baby corn, capsicum, carrot, peas, mushroom, shredded cabbage.
While cabbage is optional, every restaurant or street vendor uses cabbage in the recipe that gives the recipe its key flavour. In the Chinese fried rice, soya sauce and Vinegar are used to give this dish a unique flavour.
A variant of Veg Fried rice is Veg Schzewan Fried Rice wherein they add Schzewan sauce to the rice preparation to make it hot and spicy.
You can also make egg fried using the same recipe, just add 4 scrambled eggs followed by cooked rice.
Tip – Do not overcook the rice as it might get mushy.
You can use white or brown basmati rice in this recipe. Even short grain rice works like a charm. To make this easy veg fried rice a little healthier, use brown rice instead.
What to serve with Veg Fried Rice?
You can serve this rice with any Indo- Chinese gravy dishes.
Which veggies can be added in Veg Fried Rice?
As mentioned earlier, you can add any of your favourite veggies in this rice. Typically, peas, bell pepper, carrot, cabbage, mushroom and spring onions are added to achieve the restaurant-style flavour.
Some people also add corn, broccoli, zucchini etc to their fried rice.
Veg Fried Rice Calories
One portion of veg fried rice have approximately 250 Kcal.
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Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe, Veg Fried Rice is a delicious Indo Chinese recipe which is made using vegetables & cooked rice. It is a perfect way to use that leftover rice. Here is How to make Veg Fried Rice.
- 3 cups Cooked RIce Cold
- 1 tbsp Vegetable OIl
- 1 tsp Garlic Finely Chopped
- 1 tsp Ginger Finely Chopped
- 1/4 cup Onion Finely Chopped
- 1/4 cup Celery Finely Chopped
- 1/4 cup Carrot Finely Chopped
- 1/4 cup Cabbage Thinly Sliced
- 2 tbsp Beans Finely chopped
- 2 tsp Soy Sauce
- 2 tsp Rice Vinegar
- 1 tbsp Sesame Oil
- Salt to taste
- 1 tsp White Pepper Powder
- 1 tsp Ajinomoto Optional
- 2 tbsp Spring Onion Greens Chopped
Heat vegetable oil in a pan.
Once the oil is hot, add garlic and ginger and fry for a few seconds.
Add onion and celery and fry for 10-15 seconds.
Add carrot, cabbage and beans and saute for a minute.
Now add soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil and salt.
Add cooked rice, white pepper powder and ajinomoto and mix well.
Cook for a minute on high heat.
Garnish with spring onion greens.
Serve hot with any Indo Chinese Curry.
Use cold leftover rice to make this dish. Fresh rice will become mushy while frying.
You can adjust the amount of sauces according to your taste.
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