Thursday, November 5, 2015

FRIED RICE RECIPE - VEGETABLE FRIED RICE








INGREDIENTS




FOR THE RICE


Basmati rice  (long grain)                           -  2 cups                                             
Cardamom, cloves, cinnamon stick, fennel seed - 3 pieces                                                                       each+1tsp (Fennel seed)
Lemon juice or vinegar           - 2 tbsp
Sunflower oil                           - 1 tsp       
Hot water                                - 3 3/4  cups
Salt
Ghee


FOR THE VEGGIE MASALA


Onion                                       - 1, big, finely sliced
Carrot                                      - 2, finely chopped
Beans                                       - 1 cup, chopped
Cauliflower                              - half cup, chopped
Celery                                      - 2 tbsp, chopped
Capsicum                                 - few tsp , finely chopped
Ginger garlic paste                 - 1 tsp
Pepper powder                        - 1 tsp
Soy sauce                                 - 1 tbsp
Tomato sauce                          - 1 tsp
Salt
Coriander leaves
Ghee

PREPARATION
   We have to prepare both rice and veggie masala separately.

FOR THE PREPARATION OF RICE
  • Clean and wash the rice and drain it. Keep it aside.
  • Then take a vessel and pour some ghee in it.
  • When hot add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon stick, fennel seed  to the same vessel. Saute for a while .
  • Then  put the  rice to it and mix well.Make the flame to medium low and close the lid.
  • Fry the rice well .
  • By the time boil 33/4 cups of water( take water, approximately double of the rice) in a separate pot.
  • When the water boils, pour it over the rice. Mix well.
  • Add the lemon juice and  salt too.
  • Stir well .
  • Close the lid and cook in a low flame until all the water gets dried up.
  • When done keep the lid open and let it cool. Do not mix or stir the rice when hot.
FOR THE PREPARATION OF VEGGIE MASALA
  • Heat 4 tbsp ghee in a pan and add sliced onion.
  • After a while add ginger garlic paste and then add chopped beans . Cook with lid closed.
  • Cook till the beans is half done and then add chopped carrot , cauliflower, capsicum, celery ( add vegetables according to your taste).
  • Add required salt also.
  • Saute well and when done  add soy sauce and tomato sauce ( you can add more or less according to your taste).
  • And finely add chopped coriander and pepper powder.
  • Mix well. and switch off the flame.
PREPARATION OF FRIED RICE
  • Stir  and mix the cooked rice well .
  • Take a separate bowl and mix the cooked rice and vegetables equally.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

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