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4 Indian Fried Rice Recipes – Chicken, Vegetable & More!

Fried rice is a very popular Asian dish, particularly known for its Chinese version. Today, however, we’re going Indian to introduce more variety to your meals.

So buckle up and let’s dive into 4 different Indian fried rice recipes that’ll have you drooling!

Indian Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe

If you’re looking for an easy Indian veg fried rice recipe, this one should be right up your alley!

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Indian Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe

Keyword: fried rice, indian recipe, vegetable fried rice

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (240 ml) rice uncooked
  • 1 tbsp garlic chopped
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil (peanut or avocado can also work)
  • 1 tbsp soya sauce or tamari to taste
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar (or apple cider)
  • Salt, to taste
  • ½ black pepper coarsely crushed
  • ¼ - ½ cup carrots finely chopped
  • ¼ cup bell pepper, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup French beans (4 to 5 green beans), finely chopped
  • ¼ green onions finely chopped
  • ¼ cabbage, optional
  • ¾ cup mushrooms sliced, optional
  • 1 green chili slit, optional
  • ½ tsp sugar

Instructions

  • Rinse the rice a few times until the water runs clear.
  • Let it soak for at least 10 minutes. Meanwhile, pour 4 to 5 cups of water into a large pot and bring it to a boil.
  • Once the water starts to boil, drain the rice and add it to the water.
  • Add 1 teaspoon oil to keep the rice from becoming sticky.
  • Cook the rice till it’s firm when bitten. Do not let the rice turn mushy.
  • Drain off the rice, let it cool completely, then fluff it up with a fork.
  • While the rice cools down, start chopping the vegetables and garlic. Set aside some green onions for garnish.
  • On the highest flame, heat a wok with oil and lightly fry the garlic. Around 30 to 40 seconds should be enough.
  • Add all the chopped vegetables and fry the mixture for 2 to 3 minutes. The veggies should be just half-cooked (crunchy and not soft).
  • Add the soy sauce and vinegar.
  • Add the optional ingredients.
  • Add the sugar to balance the flavors and preserve the bright colors of the veggies.
  • Immediately add the cooled rice, salt, and black pepper.
  • Fry the vegetable fried rice for 2 minutes.
  • Top with fresh green onions and serve.
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Indian Egg Fried Rice Recipe

In need of an egg fried rice recipe Indian-style? Check out the following recipe:

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Indian Egg Fried Rice

Keyword: egg fried rice, fried rice recipe, indian fried rice

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (240 ml) rice uncooked
  • 1 ½ tsp vinegar to taste
  • 1 ½ tsp soya sauce to taste
  • 1-2 tsp crushed pepper or pepper powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 ½ tbsp olive oil or sesame oil
  • 3 tbsp spring onions green and white chopped separately
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped, optional
  • ½ cup bell peppers, diced
  • ½ cup cabbage shredded, optional
  • 3 small eggs or 2 large eggs

Instructions

  • Rinse the rice a few times until the water runs clear.
  • Let it soak for at least 10 minutes. Meanwhile, pour 4 to 5 cups of water into a large pot and bring it to a boil.
  • Once the water starts to boil, drain the rice and add it to the water.
  • Add 1 teaspoon oil to keep the rice from becoming sticky.
  • Cook the rice till it’s firm when bitten. Do not let the rice turn mushy.
  • Drain off the rice, let it cool completely, then fluff it up with a fork.
  • While the rice cools down, start chopping the vegetables and garlic. Set aside.
  • In a bowl, break the eggs and set them aside. Beat the eggs if you prefer them fluffy.
  • On the highest flame, heat a wok with oil and lightly fry the garlic. Around 30 to 40 seconds should be enough.
  • Add all the chopped vegetables and fry the mixture for 2 to 3 minutes. The veggies should be just half-cooked (crunchy and not soft).
  • Reduce the flame to medium then pour in the eggs and scramble them.
  • Cook until the eggs are slightly done.
  • Add salt, pepper, and vinegar.
  • Mix everything well and cook until the eggs are fully cooked. Do not overcook.
  • Add the green parts of spring onions and stir well.
  • Add the rice and stir. You can add a little more oil if needed.
  • Turn the flame on the highest setting for around 2 to 3 minutes. Add salt and spice to taste.
  • Top with some spring onions and serve.
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Indian Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

Searching for a quick Indian chicken fried rice recipe? Well, here you go!

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Indian Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

Keyword: chicken fried rice, fried rice recipe, indian recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cups basmati or long-grain rice
  • 3-4 cups water
  • 500 g boneless chicken, cubed
  • Water
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil preferably sesame oil
  • ½ cup brown onion finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 3 cups chopped vegetables (green beans, carrots, and green bell peppers)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp green chili sauce
  • 1 tbsp tomato sauce or ketchup
  • Spring onions, chopped

Instructions

  • Cook the rick as mentioned above. Drain and set aside to cool.
  • In a large saucepan, put the chicken and pour enough cold water to cover the chicken completely.
  • Season with salt and pepper then cook the chicken for about 10 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Drain, shred the chicken, and set it aside.
  • Lightly whisk the eggs with salt and black pepper. Set aside.
  • Over a high flame, heat the oil then add onions and garlic. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add all the vegetables. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until soft but crunchy.
  • Make a hole in the middle of the vegetable mixture and pour the whisked eggs.
  • Once cooked, stir in the shredded chicken and rice.
  • Add the soy sauce, green chili sauce, and tomato sauce. Stir fry for 2 to 3 minutes longer.
  • Top with spring onions and serve.

Indian-Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

Yes, Indian-Chinese fried rice is a thing, here’s how you can make it:

4 Indian Fried Rice Recipes - Chicken, Vegetable & More!
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Indian-Chinese Fried Rice Recipe

Keyword: fried rice, indian-chinese recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 ½-3 cups cooked jasmine rice
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp ginger finely chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic finely chopped
  • 1 ½ tbsp celery finely chopped
  • 1 green chili finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp green pepper chopped
  • ¼ cup carrot cubes
  • ¼ cup green peas
  • tsp black pepper
  • A pinch of white pepper powder
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ white vinegar
  • salt, to taste

Instructions

  • In a wok, heat sesame oil on medium-high flame.
  • Add the ginger, garlic, green chili, and celery.
  • Cook for 1 minute.
  • Add carrot, pepper, and green peas. Saute for a few seconds but keep them crunchy.
  • Add salt, soy sauce, black pepper, white pepper powder, and mix well.
  • Add the cooked rice and mix everything well.
  • Add the vinegar and stir.
  • Top with spring onion green and serve.
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Wrap Up

There you go, 4 delicious Indian fried rice recipes to suit your every mood!

Written by Pauline

I'm Pauline, a mother of four grown children, my passion for cooking stemmed from the joy i get cooking for my family. I love to try new dishes, especially when dining out but creating and sharing my own recipes is my favourite thing to do!

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