Indo-Chinese Fried Rice – BM #32

11th Sept 2013

Under the street food category, this is another recipe that I love. When I make the Gobhi Manchurian, I always pair it up with this very simple fried rice. Most of the times, I miss eating it on the streets because they add egg to it. This fried rice could be made in a jiffy especially if you have some left over rice. This would be a lovely recipe to use up leftover rice. Based on your preference you could use any kind of rice you have in hand. I used the basmati rice for this recipe, but I also make it at times using brown rice.

I have used whatever vegetables I had I hand, but you could use any vegetable of your choice. Few of the vegetables that would work great (apart from the ones I have used) would be bell pepper, Brussels sprouts, green beans, baby corn, water chestnuts, bean sprouts and so one. Also adding tofu would be an excellent choice.


 

A-Z Marathon – Alphabet I
Category – Street food

Preparation time – 10 mins
Cooking time – 30 mins
Difficulty level – easy

Ingredients – (serves 4)

  • Basmati rice – 2 cup
  • Onion – 1 large (chopped fine)
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
  • Spring onions – 4 (chopped fine with the greens)
  • Cabbage -1 cup (chopped fine)
  • Carrot – 2 small or 1 large (chopped fine)
  • Green peas – ½ cup
  • Soy Sauce – 3 tbsp
  • Chili sauce – 1 tbsp (adjust based on your spice level)
  • Vinegar – 2 tbsp
  • Tomato ketchup – 1 tbsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt – if needed
Procedure –
  • Cook the rice and let it cool down.
  • Heat oil in a wok or a wide pan and sauté the onions and spring onions along with ginger garlic paste. Let the onions turn translucent.
  • Now add the rest of the finely chopped vegetables and sauté it on high heat until half way cooked. Make sure that the vegetables still have a texture to them.
  • Add the soy sauce, chili sauce, vinegar and ketchup and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Now add the cooked rice and toss gently to combine. Taste and add more salt if needed.
  • Serve with Gobhi Manchurian or any other gravy!

 

 

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