Sunday, December 23, 2012

5 Spice Fried Rice Video by Tarla Dalal

Bored of the regular vegetable fried rice? try the 5 spice fried rice instead. Steamed chinese rice is tossed in with chopped spring onions, bean sprouts, paneer and of course the secret ingredient of this recipe – 5 spice powder. Enjoy piping hot!

Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 
Baking time:  15 minutes.
Baking temperature:  200°C (400°F).
Makes 2 servings


2 cups cooked rice (chawal)
2 tbsp oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced spring onions whites
2 tbsp bean sprouts
1/2 cup paneer (cottagte cheese) cubes
salt to taste
2 tsp readymade chinese 5 spice powder

  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan, add the spring onion whites and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the bean sprouts and paneer, mix well and cook on a high flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the salt and 5 spice powder, mix well and cook on a high flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the cooked rice, mix well and cook on a high flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Transfer into an oven safe bowl, cover with an aluminum foil and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately.

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