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Indian Fried Rice


It's a delicious recipe to cook up your leftover cooked rice with some fresh vegetables and Indian spices. Quick, easy and tasty.













Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber, Low Sodium


3 tablespoons olive oil
1 ½ teaspoons cumin seeds
1 ½ teaspoons fennel seeds
1 tablespoon ginger
freshly grated
4 cloves garlic
1 tablespoon curry powder
or to taste
1 each hot chili peppers
or as needed, green or red, sliced,
4 each scallions, spring or green onions
1 each red onion
1 each sweet red bell peppers
1 each sweet yellow bell peppers
diced, or green
6 large tomatoes
4 cups rice, cooked
or leftover
½ cup cilantro
freshly chopped, to serve
Cucumber rita:
½ cup yogurt
plain, to serve
1 each english cucumber
peeled, seeded and finely diced


Mix together the cucumber and yogurt in a medium bowl until well combined. Put in the frige.

Heat the olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat.

Add the cumin seeds and fennel seeds, stirring constantly until well toasted and very fragrant 1 minute.

Stir in ginger and garlic, and cook for another 1 minute until very fragrant.

Add chilis and curry powder, stirring frequently, and cook for 1 minute.

Add both scallions and onions, stirring often, and cook for about 5 minutes until the onions are soft and very fragrant.

Stir in the bell peppers and mushrooms, and cook for about 3 minutes until the bell peppers and mushrooms just start to become soft.

Pour in the tomatoes, stirring, and cook for another 6 to 8 minutes under medium-low heat until the tomatoes and vegetables are tender and liquid has been reduced slightly.

Stir in the rice until well combined, and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes until heated through.

Remove from the heat and stir in the cilantro leaves.

Divide among the serving plates and serve with cucumber-yogurt rita.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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United Kingdom

Im going to try this tonight. Cant wait

almost 10 years ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 659g (23.2 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 43426% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 45mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 25%
Dietary Fiber 7g 29%
Sugars g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 71% Vitamin C 281%
Calcium 15% Iron 26%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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