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January 18, 2015

Veg Fried Rice Recipe In Rice Cooker(Indian)-Sunday Lunch Recipes-3

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I am glad i have successfully reached the 3rd post in my Sunday lunch Recipes SeriesHappy.I have been sharing biryani,pulao & other rice varieties that i make in weekends.This week,i have blogged my vegetable fried rice recipe in Indian style using electric rice cooker.I know most of u make veg biryani & veg pulao in rice cooker.But making a fried rice in rice cooker may be new to some of u.Not just this,the method i have shared here may also be new & it is somehow different from our usual fried rice recipe.A very big thanks to my dear friend Shalini for teaching me this easy,hassle free,wonderful ,Indian style fried rice recipe.Whenever i go out for shopping in weekends with my family,i make this rice recipe along with curd rice.It stays warm & as soon as we reach home,i just saute the required amount in ghee & serve it hot hot.As we love to have fried rice with tomato sauce as side dish,i don’t make any specifically.But my friend suggested peas butter masala & paneer butter masala as the best side dish for fried rice.So make it as per your choice.Ok,Lets see how to make fried rice recipe in electric rice cooker.
Check out my tomato rice recipe using rice cooker & Chinese veg fried rice recipe

Veg fried rice recipe in rice cooker

Veg fried rice recipe in rice cooker Indian style Vegetable fried rice recipe using Rice cooker
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Lunch
Serves: Serves 3
Prep time: 60 Minutes
Cook time: 20 Minutes
Total time: 80 Minutes

To cook in rice cooker
  • Basmati rice - 1 cup
  • Water - 2.25 cups
  • Lemon juice - 1/4 tsp
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Finely chopped vegetables - 1/2 cup ( 1 carrot,5 beans,1 potato,green peas)
  • Salt - as needed
To saute in oil
  • Cooking oil - 2 tbsp
  • Shredded cabbage - 1/4 cup
  • Capsicum - a small piece
  • Spring onion - 2 sprigs
  • Big onion - 1 no (optional)
  • Garlic cloves - 5 nos ( optional) 
  • White pepper powder - 1tsp ( add more for spicy taste)

  • Ghee - 1 tsp ( for one person)
  • spring onions – to garnish

  • Wash the rice twice & drain the water.Soak it adding 2.25 cups of water,lemon juice & oil for 1 hour.Rice will be soaked well.In the mean time,finely chop the vegetables,onion,capsicum & spring onion.Keep it ready.

  • Switch on the rice cooker,keep in cooking mode & allow it to heat for sometime. As soon as the plate is heated,add the soaked rice along with water,finely chopped carrot,beans & potato.Add the required salt,mix well & cover the rice cooker.Let the rice cook well.Open it once in the middle & fluff it with a fork.Once its cooked,rice cooker will switch to Keep Warm mode automatically.
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  • Finely chop the cabbage,onions,garlic cloves,bottom part of spring onion & capsicum. Heat oil in a kadai & saute them well adding little salt( remember we have added salt in rice) Add this to the cooked rice.Add pepper powder & keep it closed till use.Now the rice cooker will be in”Keep warm” mode.
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  • Just before serving,heat ghee in a kadai and add the required amount of fried rice.Saute well in high flame for a minute,Keep tossing & serve hot immediately.Enjoy with any side dish or tomato sauce.
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  • I have not used soya sauce here.You can use it if  u need.
  • Adding onions & garlic is purely optional.My friend doesn’t add it.
  • Adding lemon juice in rice helps to give u white colored rice after cooking.But do not add more.
  • I don’t add ajinomotto as it is not good for health.

Try this easy veg fried rice recipe using rice cooker & enjoy ur weekend lunchHappy

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Unknown said...

aaha... thats really new n super easy ...wil try it fr sure

Chitra said...

Thank u smitha :)

great-secret-of-life said...

I do this also but with black pepper .. Simple perfect meal for weekend

Unknown said...

Gr88 Chitra I could have tried for morning breakfast but I don't have white pepper powder(wat replaced instead of tat)

Chitra said...

U can use finely powdered black pepper powder.But color of the rice may slightly vary :)

Unknown said...

Wow my all time fav,looks so delicious

Unknown said...

Yummy Veg Fried Rice..
I will try this at home..
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Anne Allen said...

It looks so delicious. I would like to try it.

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Unknown said...

It tastes good, I like it

Unknown said...

looking very delicious. I like this recipe.Thanks for sharing.
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Unknown said...

This Veg Fried Rice Recipe is so simple. You write also perfectly and easy to understand frying pan

Unknown said...

Easy to cook and nice to eat.... well.... thanks.... I appreciate ur health conscious. definitely today I'm trying this..... thank you....

SG Suma

Chitra said...

Thank you. Do share your feedback too !