By Moumita Paul
Vegetable fried rice is an Indian chinese restaurant style recipe prepared by tossing rice in sauces with assorted veggies, easy to make at home by following simple steps.
Rinse the rice, soak it in water, drain well & cook it in boiling water along with oil & salt, cook it until 80% done, drain the starch, spread it in a plate.
Heat a deep frying pan /wok, heat oil, fry chopped garlic, once aroma releases, fry beans, carrots, capsicum, green chillies, chopped spring onion one by one.
Toss the fried veggies with soya sauce and vinegar. Fry the veggies in sauce about 30 secs or raw smell of soya sauce goes off.
Add the pre-cooked rice in pan/wok, toss it or gently stir it well for 3-4 mins by adding salt & pepper in it.
Sprinkle a handful of finely chopped spring onion over the fried rice, mix it gently & turn off the flame. Chines restaurant style vegetable fried rice is ready.
Best to serve this fried rice with veg or non veg chinese side dish gravy like chinese chilli or manchurian dishes as served in Indian Chinese restaurants.