veg fried rice recipe

Veg fried rice recipe (within 15 minutes) | How to make veg fried rice with step by step photos and video recipe. This fried rice is easy to make and if you have leftover rice then you can make it within 15 minutes.

Veg fried rice is a combination of cooked rice and vegetables. Cooked rice is stir-fried with some vegetables and seasoned with spices and sauces. It can be made within 15 minutes with leftover rice.

It is a wholesome meal and tastes delicious too. Especially when you are short of time or are not in a mood to spend hours in the kitchen, then this is definitely a lifesaver recipe.

Indo-Chinese veg fried rice recipe:

This is not a Chinese veg fried rice recipe. I call it Indo-Chinese veg fried rice recipe. A Chinese veg fried rice that is cooked in Indian style.

The quantity of spices used in the recipe differs from that in Chinese fried rice. Also, it suits more to Indian taste buds. Adjust the spices as per your taste 🙂

You can serve it with Veg Manchurian gravy.

You might also like a similar one-pot rice dish – veg pulao recipe.

Veg Fried rice recipe within 15 minutes:

veg fried rice recipe within 15 minutes | how to make fried rice

Veg fried rice recipe within 15 minutes with leftover rice
Course Main
Cuisine Indo-Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 -4 people
Calories 280kcal
Author Preeti Nayak

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Basmati rice Uncooked
  • 1/4 Cup Spring onions
  • 1/4 Cup Cabbage
  • 1/4 Cup Capsicum
  • 1/4 Cup Carrot
  • 1/4 Cup French beans
  • 1 Onion
  • 4 Garlic
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 1 Green Chili
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Black pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Chili Garlic Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Soya Sauce

Instructions

Preparations to be done

  • Wash and soak 1 Cup basmati rice in water for at least 30 minutes.
  • Boil 4 Cups of water and add salt and 2 tsp oil in it. Once it comes to a boil add the drained rice.
  • Cook the rice till it is just done and let it cool down completely.
  • Chop the vegetables - Spring onions, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, french beans, onions, ginger, garlic, and green chili.
  • Keep all the sauces, black pepper powder, and salt nearby.

Making the fried rice

  • Cook on a high flame to make any fried rice recipe.
  • Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan/wok. Add chopped ginger and garlic. Saute it for a minute.
  • Now to this, add spring onions whites and green chili. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Put all the chopped vegetables. Sprinkle salt and black pepper powder.
  • Cook till vegetables are half done. They should not be completely cooked. The vegetables should have a crunch in them.
  • Next, add the cooked rice. Over the rice add chili garlic sauce, soya sauce, and vinegar.
  • Fry it for 2 minutes. Finally, add some spring onion greens and mix.
  • Switch off the flame. Veg fried rice is ready.
  • Serve it hot and Enjoy!

Video

Notes

  1. Cook on high flame for making veg fried rice recipe.
  2. Vegetables should not be completely cooked they should have a slight crunch in them.

How to make veg fried rice step by step photos:

Preparations to be done 

  1. Wash and soak 1 Cup basmati rice in water for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Boil 4 Cups of water and add salt and 2 tsp oil in it. Once it comes to a boil add the drained rice.
  3. Cook the rice till it is just done and let it cool down completely.

preparations for cooking the rice cooking rice

4. Chop the vegetables – Spring onions, cabbage, capsicum, carrot, french beans,     onions, ginger, garlic, and green chili.
5. Keep all the sauces, black pepper powder, and salt nearby.

chop the vegetables and keep all the sauces ready

Making the fried rice

  1. Cook on a high flame to make any fried rice recipe.
  2. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan/wok. Add chopped ginger and garlic. Saute it for a minute.
  3. Now to this, add spring onions whites and green chili. Saute for 2 minutes.
  4. Put all the chopped vegetables.

Saute onion, ginger and garlic 5. Sprinkle salt and black pepper powder.
6. Cook till vegetables are half done. They should not be completely cooked. The vegetables should have a crunch in them.

Add chopped vegetables, salt and black pepper powder for making veg fried rice recipe7. Next, add the cooked rice. Over the rice add chili garlic sauce, soya sauce, and vinegar.
8. Fry it for 2 minutes. Finally, add some spring onion greens and mix.
9. Switch off the flame. Veg fried rice is ready.
10. Serve hot and Enjoy!

Addition of cooked rice, sauces and spring onion greens for making veg fried rice recipe

Tips to make a perfect veg fried rice:

  1. Cook on a high flame for making veg fried rice.
  2. Keep all the ingredients nearby.
  3. It is recommended to use leftover rice to make any fried rice but I made a fresh batch of rice and let it cool down completely before using it to make veg fried rice.
  4. Cook the rice till they are just done. Do not overcook the rice for making any fried rice.
  5. Also, cook the vegetables in such a way that it does not lose its crunch. Do not overcook the vegetables for making fried rice.
  6. If you find it difficult to toss while making fried rice then sprinkle some water and then toss it.

Please leave your valuable suggestions, feedback or any query related to the recipe in the comment box. If you make this recipe in any other way, do share your tips and suggestions to make it better. Till then enjoy your day………Happy Cooking 🙂

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