Thursday, September 29, 2016

Egg Fried Rice

Egg Fried Rice Recipe
Egg Fried Rice - Egg fried rice is delicious, healthy, simple, quick and easy recipe that you can make at home. It can be prepared by using freshly cooked rice or with leftover also. If you are using leftover refrigerated rice bring it to room temperature first. It is a complete meal on its own. It doesn't need any side dish, but can be accompanied with chili paneer, Gobi manchurian, vegetable manchurian, paneer manchurian or any other Indo-Chinese gravy based dish.

Eggs have high nutrients and a very good quality of protein. Adult and kids probably enjoy eating eggs and is among the most frequent food in the breakfast. The egg fried rice boosts a feeling of fullness. It is life-saver recipe when you have guests in your house with no prior information. Egg fried rice is perfect for Kid's lunch box.

  • Oil - 1 tbsp + 1 tbsp
  • Eggs - 3
  • Ginger (minced) - 1 tbsp
  • Garlic (minced) - 1 tbsp
  • Onions (finely chopped) - 1 medium size
  • Green Chili (chopped) - 4
  • Capsicum/Bell Pepper (finely chopped) - 1
  • Carrot (chopped) - 1 medium
  • Soy Sauce - 2 tbsp
  • Vinegar - 1 tbsp
  • Pepper Powder - 1 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Spring Onion green (finely chopped) - 2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves (finely chopped) - 2 tbsp
For Rice:
  • Basmati Rice - 1 cup
  • Water - 1.5 cup
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee/oil - 1/2 tsp


For Cooking Rice:

1. How to cook the Rice - See recipe here.

2. Invert the rice to a bowl or plate and fluff it up, let it cool completely.

For frying:

1. Heat oil in a wok on high heat. Add in ginger, green chilies and garlic. Sauté on high heat for 1 mins.

2. Add onion and fry till translucent.

3. Add capsicum, cabbage and carrot. Sauté on high flame till they are almost cooked. Add in salt, soy sauce, vinegar and pepper powder. Mix well.

4. Lower the flame to medium. Break the eggs to a bowl and add them into the pan.

5. Lightly scrambled them and cook till soft.

6. Add in cooked rice and toss well. Fry for 5 mins.

7. Add spring onions green and coriander leaves. Mix well.

8. Turn off the heat. Serve hot with chili paneer, vegetable manchurian, paneer manchurian or any other Indo-Chinese gravy based dish.

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