Monday, April 1, 2013


The simple way to make a healthy version of a Chinese-restaurant favorite, Shrimp fried rice.  Juicy garlic prawns and crisp shallots gives an extra flavour for this wonderful fried rice. 

chinese prawns fried rice

Ingredients : 

Basmati Rice : 1 1/2cup
Refined Oil : 3tsp
Beans : 4, Finely Chopped
Carrot : 1 1/2, Finely Chopped
Shallots : 5, Finely chopped
Cabbage : 1/4Cup, Finely Chopped
Spring Onions : 2, Finely Chopped
Capsicum : 1, Sliced
Green Chilies : 2, Finely chopped
Ginger : 1 inch piece, Finely Chopped
Garlic : 9 cloves, Finely Chopped
Soya Sauce : 1 1/4tsp
Salt &pepper to taste
Sugar : a pinch to sprinkle in the end

Chinese prawns fried rice

Serves :   5 Adults
Method :

1. Heat oil in a kadai/ wok/ non-stick pan and  add ginger, garlic and green Chillies. Now add  all vegetables in following order onion, beans, carrots, cabbage, capsicum, half of spring onion and mushroom. Saute on medium to high flame.

2. After 2-3 minutes add enough salt and pepper powder. Now add cooked rice and saute gently for 2minutes. Add soya sauce and mix well. Sprinkle crushed pepper and sugar. Mix together and close the pan with a tight lid. Turn off the gas and serve immediately. 

3. Garnish with chopped spring onions and serve hot with gobi manchurian / pepper mushroom fryChilli Mushroom / Pepper Chicken.

Method for cooking rice / noodles

Wash and drain  the rice. In a large kadhai / saucepan/ cooker , take 3/4th of water and bring to boil. Now add enough salt and then add drained rice. Add 1/2tsp of refined oil and wait till the rice is 90%cooked. 4.  Take care not to overcook the rice. Each grain of rice should be separate. When its done strain using a colander and Spread on a wide plate. Allow to cool. 

Chinese prawns fried rice

Note : Make sure you are making fried rice with cooled rice. you can make rice before 4hrs  or previous day you make the fried rice.