Jan 17, 2013

Mutter Fried Rice / Fresh Green Peas Fried Rice

Mutter Fried Rice / Fresh green peas fried rice

A delicious fried rice, made of fresh mutter, cooked rice and seasoning. Best with any gravy dishes  (like korma / egg curry / chicken curry or Chinese gravy dishes …)

Serves: 2 - 3


1 tablespoon oil

1 onion, finely chopped or 1 bunch spring onion, finely chopped

6 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 cup fresh mutter, separately boiled (or microwave 1 cup mutter at 750 W for 3 minutes with 3 tablespoons water)

2 cups (400 ml) cooked and cooled rice (Indian standard measuring cup of 200 ml / 8 oz capacity)

1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )

1/2 teaspoon pepper powder


In a  pan / wok, heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add chopped onions / spring onions and fry till pink in color and fragrant.

Add chopped garlic and fry for 3 - 4 minutes.

Add separately boiled mutter and stir well.

Add cooked and cooled rice and salt to taste (Recipe suggestion for Chinese fried rice - add 1 tablespoon oyster sauce and 1 - 2 teaspoon soy sauce at this stage. Avoid adding salt. Soy sauce contains salt).  Mix well. Do not cover with lid. Stir continuously and fry for 5 minutes on a low heat until rice and  mutter are well mixed with all the ingredients.

Sprinkle pepper powder and serve with any gravy dishes of your choice.

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