Sunday, April 13, 2014

Mixed Fried Rice



There are different types of fried rice like vegetables,chicken,prawns or combination of chicken with vegetables fried rice etc. Have you heard about fried rice with the combination of vegetables,seafood and meats..Sounds incredible,right :) :)..Well, I am sharing a recipe of mixed fried rice..I tastes this in one of the malabar restaurant in Dubai.It tastes awesome. My mom shared this recipe to me. I made this to my kitchen straight away, unbelievingly,it tastes near to that restaurant...It tastes very yummy when served warm..Do try it and impress your household :) :)





Ingredients:

1. Prawns - 6 or 7 no.s
2. Boneless Chicken - 1/4 cup
3. Boneless beef - 1/4 cup ( I didn't use beef,as my hubby dislike it)
4. Eggs - 2 no.s
5. Green peas - 1/2 cup
6. Thinly sliced carrot - 1/2 cup
7.Thinly sliced potato - 1 cup
8.Thinly sliced beans - 1/2 cup
9. Chopped Green capsicum - half of one capsicum
10. Maggi/knor cubes - 2 ( any flavour)
11. spring onion - white - 1 1/2 tsp
12. spring onion - Green - few for garnishing
13. Basmati Rice - 3 cups
14.soya sauce - 2 tsp
15.salt - to taste
16.chopped garlic - 2 tsp
17.pepper powder - 1 & 1/2 tsp

Marination:

Marinate beef,chicken and prawns with 1/2 tsp turmeric ,1/2 tsp pepper pdr and salt for 5 to 10 mins.

Method:
  • Make scrambled eggs with 1/4 tsp pepper pdr and salt and keep aside.
  •  If using beef,pressure cook it for  4 whistles till cooked ( Don't discard the water of cooked beef,reserve it for stock).
  • Boil marinated prawns and chicken with one cup of water till cooked.Don't overcook the prawns otherwise it turns rubbery.Reserve the water (used for boiling prawns and chicken) for stock
  • .Cut the prawns into half and cut the chicken and beef into small pieces and keep aside.
         Preparation of rice
  • Soak the basmati rice for 30 mins and drain the water.
  • Heat a deep pan and measure the stock ( i got 1 cup stock) and add a 5 cups of water in a deep pan and let it boil.
  • Add maggi/knor cubes till it dissolve completely.Be careful while adding salt, as cubes already contains salt.
  • Add a soaked rice and close the lid,turn into medium flame and let it cook till the water evaporates .
  • Now turn into low flame and slowly turn the rice with a large spoon and cook for 2 or 3 mins.Off the flame and keep aside.
preparation of veg and non-veg masala
  • Heat the big deep pan,add oil and fry the  vegetables at high flame for 3 to 4 mins.Take care not to burn the vegetables and keep aside. 
  • In the same oil,add chopped garlic and saute for 2 mins.
  • Add chopped spring onion -whites and saute.
  •  Add pepper powder and soya sauce and saute.
  •  Add prawns,chicken,beef and vegetables and saute again.
  • Taste and adjust salt according to your preference.
final preparation
  • Add the half of the rice into vegetable-seafood masala and saute.
  • Add half of scrambled eggs and saute again. 
  • Add remaining rice and scrambled eggs and saute again.
  • Garnish the top of rice with spring onion-greens and chopped capsicum.
  • Close the lid and keep on very low flame for 5 mins.
  • Off the flame and serve hot.
  • Serve with any other side dish of your choice like chilly chicken, chicken manjurian etc...
Note:
* Can increase or decrease the quantity of rice and ingredients according to the members of    the family.

* Can adjust the vegetables,meat and seafood according to your preference.