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
- 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
- 1 star anise (chakri phool)
- 2 tablespoon oil
- salt as required
- 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.