Fried Rice With Spices


Plain cooked rice can be a bit boring sometimes. Try fried rice with spices for an amazing side dish, with lovely flavors and a vibrant color.

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Fried rice with spices
Veronique van Ohmydish

Made by Véronique

Published at 2019-06-18, this recipe is for 4 people and takes 20 minutes.

Founder of Ohmydish (established 2014). Would happily spend her entire day in the kitchen. Previously worked in the hospitality industry as an independent chef and is ready and willing to help you gain confidence in the kitchen. With her easy-to-follow recipes, helpful tips, and cooking knowledge, you will be making the very tastiest dishes yourself in no time! Véronique's recipes are intended for everyone, from beginners to advanced home cooks.

Updated at: 11-02-2021

20 minutes 4 people Side dishes
Fried rice with spices


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  • 250 gram rice
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 onion
  • 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3 cardamon pods
  • 2 cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • neutral oil, e.g. sunflower oil
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  • cutting board & chef's knife
  • medium-sized pan
  • fine sieve
  • medium-sized skillet
  • wooden spoon

Fried Rice With Spices

20 minutes 4 people Side dishes

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Preparation -- 10 minutes

Fill a medium-sized pan with water, bring to a boil and cook the rice. The exact time depends on the type of rice you're using. Meanwhile peel and finely chop the onion and garlic cloves.

Crush the cardamon pods, you can use a mortar or bottom of a pan to do this.  

Fried rice with spices
Fried rice with spices

Finishing the fried rice with spices -- 10 minutes

Heat olive oil in a skillet and sauté the onion and garlic for a few minutes along with a cinnamon stick, crushed cardamom pods and cloves. Meanwhile drain the rice in a sieve.

Add mustard seeds, turmeric and coriander seeds to the skillet and sauté very shortly. Add the rice and cook it a few minutes more. Season with salt and remove the cardamom pods, cinnamon stick and cloves.

Serve this lovely side dish with some meat and a salad. Enjoy!

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