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Vegetable Fried Rice | Chinese Fried Rice

vegetable fried rice by cooking teach

Vegetable fired rice or Chinese fried rice is delicious Indo Chinese recipe. These fried rice are made with veggies. If you want to make it gulten-free then you can use gulten-free soy sauce.

Preparation Time : 40 MINS

Cook Time : 20 MINS

Total Time : 1 HR

Serving : 3

Course : Main Course

Cuisine : Indo Chinese


For Cooking Rice

  • 1 cup basmati rice or long grained rice
  • Water 4.5 cups
  • Salt as required or 1/2 teaspoon
  • Vegetable oil or cooking oil 2-3 drops

Other Ingredients

  • Finely chopped spring onion whites 1/4 cup (scallions)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped carrot
  • Finely chopped cabbage 1/4 cup
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped french beans
  • Finely chopped mushroom 1/4 cup
  • 2 teaspoon finely chopped celery
  • Capsicum 1/4 cup finely chopped (bell peppers – green , red, and yellow)
  • Small sized 3-4 finely chopped garlic
  • 1/2 inch finely chopped ginger
  • 3 teaspoon soy sauce or add as required
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • star anise (chakri phool)
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • salt as required

For Garnish

  • 2 tbsp finely chopped spring onion greens


How to cook rice for fried rice

  • Rinse the rice thoroughly until the water is clear of starch. Soak rice in water for 30 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  • Take a pot or any utensil in which you want to boil the rice, add 4.5 cups water, salt and 2 drops of oil. Bring to gentle boil.
  • Now, add drained rice into the hot water.
  • Cook the rice on medium heat or flame. Do not cover the pot with lid.
  • Check the rice in between. When the rice just cooked, off the flame and drain the rice.
  • Cover the rice and keep the rice aside till it cools down completely.

How to make fried rice or Chinese fried rice

  • Take a pan or wok, add oil and heat it up.
  • Add star anise, fry it for some seconds (30-40 seconds).
  • Now, add finely chopped garlic and chopped ginger. Saute them for 1 minute.
  • Add spring onion whites. Saute it for 2 minutes.
  • Now, add all finely chopped veggies (celery, carrot, capsicum, cabbage, beans, and mushroom). Stir fry the veggies on medium flame.
  • Continuously stir the vegetables and uniformly cooked the veggies. Make sure do not burnt the vegetables.
  • Now, add soy sauce, vinegar, black pepper powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • Add boiled rice. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes until sauce has coated the rice.
  • Transfer rice into serving plate.
  • Garnish with spring onion greens.
  • Serve vegetable fried rice plain or with Indo Chinese vegetable gravy.
  • Delicious vegetable fried rice or Chinese fried rice is ready to serve.


  • To stop cooking process you can rinse the boiled rice with water. So that they do not stick with each other.
  • Chop beans very finely because they take more time to cook.
  • keep in mind soy sauce already has salt so keep a check while adding salt.
  • You can also add your choice of veggies.
  • If you like sweet taste in vegetable fried rice then you can also add tomato sauce.
  • You can skip celery if you do not have but celery give a real Chinese taste.

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