Fried rice is a popular dish that originated in China but has since spread throughout the world, becoming a staple in many Asian cuisines. The dish typically consists of cooked rice that is stir-fried with a variety of ingredients, such as vegetables, eggs, meat, and soy sauce.
Nutritionally, fried rice can be a balanced and healthy meal, depending on the ingredients used. Brown rice or other whole grain varieties can provide fiber, vitamins, and minerals, while vegetables add nutrients and fiber. However, fried rice can also be high in calories, sodium, and unhealthy fats if it is made with large amounts of oil, salt, or fatty meats.
To make fried rice, you start by cooking the rice and setting it aside to cool. Then, in a pan, you sauté vegetables, meat, and any other desired ingredients until they are cooked through. The rice is added to the pan and stirred together with the other ingredients, often with the addition of soy sauce or other seasonings. The dish is then typically served hot.
Fried rice can be a delicious and satisfying meal that is easy to make and adaptable to many different flavor profiles. However, it’s important to use healthy ingredients and portion sizes to ensure that it remains a nutritious part of your diet.
Chinese fried rice is a healthy option, it is loaded with lots of exciting flavors. It is quick and easy to make.
In a large bowl soak rice for 15 to 20 mints.
After 30 mints rinse the rice very well at least thrice a time to get rid of the starch.(if you using old basmati rice soak for only 10 to 20 mints
Now in a large pan add 1 liter water and bring it to a boil ,when the water begin to boil add soak rise in to the boiling water also add oil and salt to the water ,continue to cook on medium high heat .
Keep checking don’t over cook .Quickly drain the rice to a colander. Cool it completely.
When the rice is cook , chopped all the veggies .
Heat 3 tbsp. oil in a wok ,add garlic and sauté it for 30 second ,till you get aroma.
Now add all chopped veggies and green chilies ,fry veggies for 3 to 4 mints don’t over cook .
At this stage add add cooled rice ,soya sauce , vinegar, black pepper, salt , chicken powder ,now mix it gently for 3 to 4 minutes ,taste it add more sauce and spices if needed .
Remember this process should happen on the height flame other wise the moisture from the vegetables can make the rice mushy. Garnish veg fried rice with spring onion