Nasi Goreng, Indonesia Veg Fried Rice

Nasi Goreng, Indonesia Veg Fried Rice

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An Indonesian rice preparation that will make your heart race! Indeed, this delightful recipe is packed with a brilliant blend of flavours and textures, which makes it very, very impressive.

From spring onions and carrots to beans and cabbage, the Nasi Goreng has a range of veggies, not to forget soy sauce and other flavour-enhancers.

However, the star ingredient of this rice-based dish is a tangy and tasty paste of tomatoes, almonds and spices, which gives the rice its characteristic flavour.

The Nasi Goreng is quite self-contained in taste and texture and can be served as a one-dish meal . Enjoy it hot and fresh.

Nasi Goreng, Indonesia Veg Fried Rice recipe - How to make Nasi Goreng, Indonesia Veg Fried Rice

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 3 servings
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2 tbsp oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
2 tsp grated garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp finely chopped fresh red chillies
1/4 cup finely chopped celery (ajmoda)
3 cups cooked rice
1/2 cup carrot juliennes
1/2 cup finely chopped french beans
1 cup shredded cabbage
salt to taste
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch)
2 tsp soy sauce

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste
1 cup roughly chopped tomatoes
1 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds
1/2 tbsp roughly chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tbsp roughly chopped fresh red chillies
6 almonds (badam)

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped spring onions whites and greens

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic, onions, red chillies and celery and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the prepared paste, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the carrot, french beans, cabbage and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the rice, soy sauce and pepper, mix gently and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  5. Serve hot garnished with spring onion whites and greens.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy347 cal
Protein5.6 g
Carbohydrates46.4 g
Fiber4.8 g
Fat15.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A674.2 mcg
Vitamin B10.2 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.6 mg
Vitamin C54 mg
Folic Acid36.8 mcg
Calcium91.6 mg
Iron1.8 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium241.5 mg
Potassium130.9 mg
Zinc1 mg


Nasi Goreng, Indonesia Veg Fried Rice
 on 10 Dec 16 03:16 PM

My family was tired of eating the same kind of biryanis and rice everyday. Wanted to try a new flavour and I came across this Indonesian recipe. Such a lovely twist to the usual rice. My dinner at home was a super hit and everyone enjoyed a lot.