Make this Schezwan Veg Fried Rice Recipe in 10 mins
Schezwan Veg Fried Rice Recipe typically features stir-fried vegetables, cooked rice, and a spicy Schezwan sauce. The Schezwan sauce itself has its roots in Sichuan cuisine, known for its bold and spicy flavors. However, the version used in Indo-Chinese dishes like Schezwan Fried Rice made in stainless steel fry pans has been modified to suit Indian tastes, with added ingredients and spices.
Over the years, Indo-Chinese cuisine, including Schezwan Veg Fried Rice, has become immensely popular in India and is now a staple on the menus of Indian Chinese restaurants. While the dish may have its roots in Chinese cooking techniques and flavors, it has evolved into a unique and beloved part of India's culinary landscape.
- 2 tablespoons of oil
- 7-8 cloves of chopped garlic
- 1/2-inch piece of ginger
- 1 green chili
- 1 medium-sized onion
- 2 spring onions
- 1/2 capsicum (bell pepper)
- 1 carrot
- 1/2 cup of cabbage
- 1 big tablespoon of Schezwan chutney
- 1 small tablespoon of soya sauce
- 1 tablespoon of vinegar
- 2 bowls of cooked rice
- 1/2 tablespoon of black pepper
- 1/2 tablespoon of salt
- Green onions for garnish
- Begin by cooking the rice in advance and allowing it to cool. Cold rice works best for fried rice as it maintains its texture.
- Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large stainless steel frypan or wok over medium-high heat.
- Add 7-8 cloves of chopped garlic and sauté for about a minute until it becomes fragrant.
- Include the 1/2-inch piece of ginger and 1 green chili. Continue to sauté for another minute.
- Add 1 medium-sized chopped onion and cook until it turns translucent.
- Stir in 2 chopped spring onions and 1/2 of a thinly sliced capsicum. Sauté for a few minutes until the vegetables become slightly tender.
- Add 1 chopped carrot and 1/2 cup of thinly sliced cabbage. Continue stir-frying for a few more minutes until the vegetables are cooked but still crisp.
- Mix in 1 big tablespoon of Schezwan chutney, 1 small tablespoon of soya sauce, and 1 tablespoon of vinegar. Ensure that the sauces are well combined with the vegetables.
- Now, add the 2 bowls of cooked rice to the pan and gently mix it with the vegetable and sauce mixture, ensuring the rice is thoroughly coated with the sauces.
- Season with 1/2 tablespoon of black pepper and 1/2 tablespoon of salt, adjusting the seasoning according to your taste.
- Continue to stir-fry for a few more minutes until the rice is heated through and has absorbed the flavors of the sauces and vegetables.
- Garnish the dish with chopped green onions.
- Your Schezwan Veg Fried Rice is ready to be served. Enjoy this delectable and flavorful meal!
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