Veg fried rice recipe | How to make chinese fried rice
Written by Jayashree
Published on July 5, 2014

Fried rice is a signature dish of the Chinese. It is mainly a non vegetarian dish, but today this version is also popular.  The mild pungent taste  blended well with the vegetables making it a favourite amongst many of us. 

It is a delicious dish which can be served by itself, filled with robust flavour. It is easy to prepare and gets ready in 30 minutes. It is ideal to serve for lunch, brunch or dinner. 

A well cooked, non-sticky rice adorned with colourful veggies and enhanced with sauce makes it a delicious meal. It needs no accompaniment but Manchurian or gravy based dishes are usually served with it. 

 

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veg fried rice

Veg Fried Rice Recipe 

The ingredients that you need are :

  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup beans cut into thin long strips
  • 1/2 cup carrot cut into thin long strips
  • 1/4 cup peas
  • 1/2 cup capsicum diced
  • 5 garlic crushed
  • 2 onions cut finely
  • 4 tsp soya sauce
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp oil

To prepare :

Cook the rice with four cups of water. Once the pressure releases, remove the rice and put it aside to cool. The grains of rice should be separate.

 Take oil in a pan, add the crushed garlic and saute for sometime. Put the onions, saute till light pink. Add the veggies, first the beans, then carrots, followed by capsicum and peas.  Cook for five minutes, they need to be a little crisp, not fully cooked.  Add salt to it. Put  soya sauce and vinegar to it. Mix it. Switch of the flame.  Put rice and mix it gently. Veg fried rice is ready to serve.

Take a tip: 

  • Ajinomoto (MSG)  is usually added to it. I have not added here. I used to add it earlier, but now I have stopped it. 
  • Spring onion may be used. One can use sweet corn kernels too. 
  • Adding of vinegar is optional but it does lend a good taste to it.
  • Make sure the rice is well cooked and grains are separate. 
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Veg Fried Rice

Veg Fried Rice is a flavoursome rice dish from Indo-Chinese cuisine. It is ideal to serve for lunch, brunch or dinner
Course brunch, dinner ideas, lunch, lunch box
Cuisine Indo-Chinese
Keyword indochinese, rice dish, veg fried rice, veg fried rice recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Cooling time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Author Jayashree

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup beans cut into thin long strips
  • 1/2 cup carrot cut into thin long strips
  • 1/4 cup peas
  • 1/2 cup capsicum diced
  • 5 garlic crushed
  • 2 onions cut finely
  • 4 tsp soya sauce
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp oil

Instructions

  1. Cook the rice with four cups of water. Once the pressure releases, remove the rice and put it aside to cool. The grains of rice should be separate.
  2. Take oil in a pan, put the crushed onions and saute for sometime. Put the onions, saute till light pink. Add the veggies, beans, carrot, capsicum and peas in the order. Cook for five minutes, they need to be crisp. Add salt to it. Put  soya sauce and vinegar to it. Mix it. Switch of the flame.  Put rice and mix thorughly. Veg Fried Rice   Ready to serve.

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About the event : 

This is an old post which I have redone with better pictures and text. Over time, writing style has changed and  pictures  a little better. Sending this to Foodies_Redoing 42, a fortnightly event. 

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11 Comments

  1. Joy @ Yesterfood

    Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Treasure Box Tuesday! I was able to fix your picture- now everyone can see how delicious it looks! Have a great week!

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Hello Joy,
      Glad to see you here. Thankyou so much.I am glad I came by your blog and Treasure Box Tuesday.

      Reply
  2. theninjabaker

    Ajinomoto brings back happy kitchen memories from my youth! Love fried rice whether it’s Japanese or Chinese style. Cheers!

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Many thanks for the visit. Glad you liked it.
      Cheers

      Reply
      • Indrani sen

        A simple and delightful meal to comfort my soul

        Reply
  3. mayurisjikoni

    Fried rice is comfort food for me, whenever I want to enjoy lots of vegetables and rice together. However I don’t add peas and ajinomoto. Haven’t made it in a long time.

    Reply
  4. Azlin Bloor

    I would totally finish this in a hurry, it looks so good! I think fried rice is one of the best quick dishes ever!

    Reply
  5. preethi76

    I love this simple fried rice. Glad you have stopped using Ajinomoto. A perfect hearty meal so easy to make .

    Reply
  6. Maria

    It’s a wonderful rice meal recipe that gets done so quickly and makes everybody happy around the table!

    Reply
  7. FoodTrails

    One of the best a delicious way to use leftover rice.. be it for weekday dinner or a party potlucks it is always a crowd pleasing treat..looks so yumm

    Reply
  8. poonampagar

    Vegetable loaded fried rice in an Indo-Chinese style is a comfort food for sure. My son loves it to the core.

    Reply

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