Oneeda's Kitchen Blog

Chinese fried rice

Posted on: May 26, 2010


A classic Chinese fried rice recipe.
This recipe is easy to make and can be made under half hour.

Ingredients
1 cup Basmati rice (cooked)
½ cup shredded cabbage
1 carrot (peeled & diced)
1/4th cup frozen peas
1/2-1 tsp white pepper powder

1/2 tsp ajinomoto (optional)
3 tbsp peanut oil
Salt to taste
3-4 spring onions (finely chopped)

Procedure
Spread the cooked rice on a wide plate. Add a teaspoon of cooking oil, sprinkle couple of pinches of white pepper and salt, mix lightly and let cool completely. Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan/ wok, once the oil is smoky hot, add carrots, peas, spring onions and stir fry for 2-3minutes on high heat. Add shredded cabbage, ajinomoto and remaining white pepper. Stir fry for 2 more minutes on high heat. Add a little of salt to taste. Then add the rice, and mix lightly taking care not to break or crush the rice. Add the spring onion
leaves and let it cook for 5 more minutes.

Serve hot with any Chinese gravy or wet Manchurian.

Notes and tips
Leftover rice works well for this dish. You can add soy sauce for extra flavor. Quick and easy way to get cold rice is, cool down the fresh cooked rice to room temperature and spread it on a plate and keep in fridge for ½ hr (or until done with ur preparation and stir fry).

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