Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Vegetable Fried Rice

Rice is one of the most popular foods in the world and stir-frying it with fresh vegetables,seafood,meats and other delectable,is a great way to enjoy it.Fried rice is an incredible dish regarded to be invented sometime during the Sui dynasty (589-618 AD).Here I am going to share with you a very simple Cumin seeds Fried Rice.

Freshly washed and chopped vegetables - 2 cups (carrot,corn,beans,capsicum,peas)
Basmati rice - 2 cups
Salt as per taste
Jeera - 1 tbsp
Onion thin slice - 1 (Big)
Oil - 1 tbsp
cloves -1
Cinnamon -1 inch piece
Cardomon powder - 1 pinch
Butter - 1 tbsp
Bay leaf - 1
Green chillis slit - 2

1)Fry the Basmati rice with the butter in a pan till the rice appears glazed.Once done  keep aside.
2)Heat oil in a cooker,add the cloves,bay leaf,cinnamon and cardomon.Fry till the are  slight brown.
3)To this add the onions,green chillis and cumin seeds and saute till the onions are soft  and pink.
4)Mix in the chopped vegetables and fry them for about 10 minutes.
5)Now,add the rice,salt and 3 1/2 cup of water and pressure cook for two whistles to get a tasty fried rice.

1)Cooked rice can also be used to make fried rice,taking care all the ingredients are  mixed well in pan for about 5 minutes.
2)You can also microwave the vegetables for about 5 minutes to fasten the process.
3)We can also use an electric rice cooker.Take care to make the gravy in a pan and then transfer them to the rice cooker along with rice and water.Large quantity party food can be made very easily with this process.


  1. Beautiful fried rice..sure jeera will infuse lot of flavor into it

  2. Very delicious fried rice, will come back again to check your other delicious recipes.

  3. :) Your rice looks lovely. I just made fried rice, with tamarind and bits of vegetables in the refrigerator...

  4. Fried rice is delicious and very tempting....

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

  5. Hi savitha
    first time to ur blog ...u got a beautiful space here ..love this fried rice ..looks so colorful n delicious ..yummy
    if u get time do visit my blog


  6. Hi Savita,

    Amazing rice...looks so colurful...

    lovely clicks...