Veggie Treat Fried Rice Recipe

This fried rice will be loved by the kids as it is not spicy. It is very easy to make and also very much nutritive.
Veggie Treat Fried Rice picture


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In1 Hr 5 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group,


 Basmati rice2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Green beans100 Gram, diced
 Carrot100 Gram, peeled, diced
 Potato100 Gram, peeled, diced
 Green peas100 Gram (fresh/ frozen)
 Coriander leaves1⁄4 Bunch (25 gm), chopped finely
 Mint leaves1⁄4 Bunch (25 gm), chopped finely
 Onion4 , thinly sliced
 Cardamom pod2
 Cinnamon stick1 Small
 Black peppercorn4
 Star anise1
 Salt To Taste
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Oil3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 375 Calories from Fat 73

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.8%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g5.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 90 mg3.7%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.1%

Sugars 6.1 g

Protein 8 g15%

Vitamin A 67.5% Vitamin C 33.8%

Calcium 6.9% Iron 8.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Things You Will Need

Pressure cooker


1. Wash the rice thoroughly and soak it in water for 20 minutes. Drain and set aside.

2. In a pressure cooker heat oil on medium heat. Add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, peppercorn, star anise. Saute it till start to splutter.
3. Add the onions and saute them till the onions turn brown. Put in the vegetables and continue to saute for 2 more minutes.
4. Next add the rice and saute it for another 2 minutes. Put in the coriander leaves and mint leaves and saute further for another 3 minutes.
5. Pour the water and season with salt to taste. Stir well to mix all. Close the pressure cooker and cook for 4 whistles. Turn off the heat and let it sit closed till the pressure is released.

6. In a serving plate, serve the fried rice with egg or chicken curry and raita.

Any vegetable like beet root, cauliflower or Soy chunks can be added to the fried rice.