Thai Fried Rice

A simple vegetable fried rice with Thai flavours
Ingredients - Serves 4
  • 1½ cups long-grain rice
  • 1 cup mixed vegetables, finely chopped (carrots, spring onion bulbs, green capsicum, red capsicum, green beans, cauliflower and green peas)
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 2 cloves (or 3 g) of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp dry ginger powder
  • 1 small red chilli, chopped
  • ½ tsp paprika, optional
  • Soy sauce, to taste
  • a few wedges of lemon
  1. Cook the rice separately
  2. An {electric rice cooker} can be useful
  3. Spread out on a large tray and let it cool
  4. Heat oil in a large wok. Fry the garlic and all the vegetables on high heat for 3 minutes
  5. Add the sesame seeds, ginger powder, red chilli, paprika and mix well
  6. Turn off the heat and add the rice and soy sauce to taste
  7. Serve hot with a wedge of lemon
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