Veg Fried Rice is a very popular and tasty North Indian dish. My Son loves Veg fried rice very much and whenever we go out to restaurant, this is one sure dish we order. So, I wanted to give it a try at home & it turned out real awesome..:) This dish is actually a lot simpler than most of us perceive it to be. Thanks to my friend Padma for this healthy and easy recipe. Its main ingredients are rice and vegetables like carrot, beans, cabbage and capsicum, which are protein rich. Enjoy this recipe for Vegetable Fried Rice…:)
Long grained rice - 2 cups
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Oil - 3 tbsp
Onion - 1
Beans - 100 g
Cabbage - 100 g
Carrot - 2
Spring onions - 4
Green chillies - 2
Capsicum - 1
Grated ginger garlic - 1 tbsp
Soya sauce - 2 tbsp
Vinegar - 1 tsp
Black pepper pwd - 1 tsp
Cashew - 5
Coriander leaves - handful
Salt to taste
Wash the Basmati rice and soak in enough water for 10 mins.
Drain water from it completely using a strainer.
Take a heavy bottomed pan, and fry the rice with ghee in low flame for 5 mins.
Now add water and little salt, cook it uncovered, until the rice is 75% cooked.
Take care, the rice should not be overcooked. Each grain of rice should be separate.
When rice is done, drain and add some cold water and drain again using a large sieve and keep aside.
Take a pan, heat oil and sauté green chillies, then all the veggies and cook it covered for 5 mins.
The vegetables should be cooked crisp and not overdone.
Now add the vinegar and soya sauce, mix well with the veggies.
Add salt accordingly, black pepper pwd and finally the cooked rice.
Combine gently, so that the rice remains separate.
Close the pan and allow to stand for 5 mins.
Remove from flame. Garnish with remaining spring onion greens, freshly chopped coriander leaves and fried cashew.
Serve hot with any Veg spicy gravy or Non veg spicy gravy.