how to make fried rice recipe

how to make fried rice recipe

How to make fried rice recipe?

Believe me, this is going to be a wonderful day for you. In case you have cooked and eaten it before then you will find this restaurant style fried rice is very good in taste. Learning how to make fried rice recipe is pretty easy with me because I am giving you simple way to cook this great dish.

I advised you to read the method and follow the same step to produce something really out if the world but you always have variations to make any recipe with your hand.

If you want to be quick making this dish then, on one hand, prepare the rest of the ingredients except rice and cook the rice separately that you can mix at the end to save your lots of time.

Most of the people aware of how to make fried rice recipe but few of the keynotes can really bring it to a wonderful taste. We have used basmati rice in this recipe but you are free to use your favorite rice even leftover rice gives a splendid taste.

If you add clarified butter while cooking the rice makes each piece of the rice to be separated and looks amazing.

how to make fried rice recipe
by Swati M.

how to make fried rice recipe

  • Course Dinner, Lunch
  • Cuisine Indian

Many of you might aware with the fried rice recipe but a few of you who don’t know to have a great time knowing how to make fried rice recipe and prepare this handy and a fully different and easy to prepare the dish. This is a very healthy dish so at the time when your family starts finger licking you would be proud to make it again and again.

Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 288 kcal


  • 2 cups of Basmati rice
  • 4 pieces of chopped garlic
  • 1 carrot grated or finely sliced
  • 1/4 cup of capsicum finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup of beans finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup of finely chopped cabbage
  • 1/4 cup of green onion
  • 2 green chillis slit
  • 1/4 cup of mushroom chopped
  • 2 tbsp of vegetable oil or olive oil
  • 1 tsp of mustard seeds
  • 1 star anise (optional)
  • 1 mace or javitri
  • 1 tbsp of soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp of vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp of black pepper powder
  • Salt to taste


  1. Wash thoroughly all the vegetables one by one in running water. Shift them to a large bowl and set it aside.

  2. Gently rinse and wash the basmati rice and transfer it to a bowl full of water for next 30 minutes so it soaks the water for a nice cooking while you prepare rest of the things.

  3. After 30 minutes shift the basmati rice to a pressure cooker and cook it until 1 whistle. You can add a half tablespoon of clarified butter to soften the rice. We can even precook the basmati rice before we use here in this dish.

  4. Take a pan on medium flame and heat the oil. Add the cumin seeds, finely chopped garlic, star anise and mace. Roast it until magical aroma comes out of the spices.

  5. Add the slit chillies and one by one add all the vegetables. Make sure you have chopped and sliced them before you start cooking the fried rice recipe.

  6. Add vinegar, soya sauce and salt. Stir fry until everything mixes well.

  7. Now, add the cooked basmati rice and black pepper powder until everything mixes well. Turn off the flame and serve fried rice hot.

Recipe Notes

We have used basmati rice to cook this recipe but you are free to choose your desired taste of rice. Basmati rice gives a nice aroma and wonderful look.

I haven't used the ajinomoto in this dish because many local stores and shop vendors don’t have it. This is also not good for health but gives a nice taste, indeed.

Many chefs like to add Ajinomoto to the fried rice dish because it brings a great twist of taste but I prefer not to use it since Ajinomoto is very bad for health. In case you are after a sounding fried rice dish then don’t forget to add Ajinomoto. I like to cook healthy dishes like how to make fried rice recipe than anything that plays with your health doesn’t sound good at all.

Many people don’t like to eat spicy dishes but in case you do don’t forget to add green chili sauce or red chili sauce for a spicy taste.

Well, I am sure not all the vegetables are available in all seasons or if they do then they could be costly for time being. So, choosing the right vegetables is less important than choosing the healthy vegetables.

So, you completely feel free to pick your best veggies when you have learned the above how to make fried rice recipe.

You can also avoid some of the vegetables that you don’t like to eat and replace them with your choice of veggies.



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