Friday, December 25, 2009

Fried Rice - When You Want Something Quick

Merry Christmas to all of you!!
Christmas spirit is everywhere. Got a wonderful Plum cake from my neighbour. I gifted her some assorted chocolates along with a greeting card. She gave me a wonderful Plum cake, which was absolutely delicious with lots of nuts & raisins inside. After having large bites of it, tummy was almost full and feeling of laziness started overpowering me. But still a need for something fulfilling was there. Somewhere in these moments, I always wish if I had a maging wand. Just a swish and piping hot delicious food is there on my plate. As I am no magician nor I have a magic wand, I have to cook.

A quick peep inside the refrigerator and I found some leftover rice, along with the regular veggies. My joy knew no bounds. At that very moment I knew, I am lucky. Out of plain leftover rice, so many rice dishes can be put together in minutes. Just throw in variety of flavors, some veggies, saute and a wholesome meal is ready to be served. And I bet anyone will be pleased. I also did the same and a delicious steaming fried rice was ready. Although there is no specific recipe but I used a mix of few chinese ingredients and some regular ones on my instinct.


2-3 cup cooked plain rice
1 cup mixed vegetables (peas, beans, celery, cabbage)
1 large onion, chopped
1 tbsp soya sauce
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1/4 tsp red chili powder
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil
copped spring onion & cillantro leaves for garnish


* Heat oil in a wok and fry onions till golden brown.
* Add vegetables, salt, pepper and chili powder and fry till all the water from the vegetables evaporate.
* Add rice and mix well. Splash soya sauce and fish sauce.
* Stir-fry rice till everything is mixed well.
* Garnish with spring onions and cillantro leaves.
* Serve hot.


Chow and Chatter on December 25, 2009 11:00 AM said...

Merry Christmas Oh I love these kind of recipe yum

Deepa G Joshi on December 26, 2009 12:26 AM said...

wow..i love such one meal recipes..nice :)

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