Saturday, February 2, 2008

Simple Lunches 9

Simple Lunches is the series that I started for documenting every day dishes. I have ignored it for quiet some time now because I have gone fancy?! Egg Fried Rice could easily fit into the category, quick and easy to put together and tasty neverthless, even the rice avoiding folks (who shall remain nameless) love this dish. Fried rice used to be my standard order for a long time while visiting Chinese restaurants.

Egg Fried Rice


1. 1 Cup rice cooked and cooled
2. 1/4 cabbage cut into strips
3. 1/2 Red Onion cut into thin strips
4. 1 Carrot cut into strips
5. 15-20 Green beans cut into strips
6. 2 Eggs beaten and made into omelette
7. 1 1/2 tsp soy sauce
8. 1 1/2 tsp sambhar powder
9. Salt to taste
10. 2 tsp oil

1. In a wok heat oil and when it is hot add all the veggies (2-5) and saute till they are 3/4the cooked.
2. Add sambhar powder to veggies and mix well. Sprinkle the salt if required (be careful with the salt as the soy sauce adds some salt as well)
3. Add the cooked rice, soy sauce and mix well and the egg cut into thin strips.
4. Mix well and serve hot

A simple dish that never fails to please. Enjoy just by itself or with ketchup on the side ;)

Fried Rice Recipes:

Live To Eat - Indo-Chinese Vegetable Fried Rice

Lisa's Kitchen - Spicy Fried Rice


  1. This is a truly beautiful recipe, dear! I completely agree, this combo never fails to please :). Have a delightful weekend.


  2. Sambar powder in egg fried rice? Thats fusion ;)

  3. Love the sambar powder idea... And yeah, I haven't met anybody who doesn't like fried rice yet :)

  4. Sambar powder? Hmm... that's unusual. Yet I love fried rice. spice powder dosen't matter. Looks so good.

  5. Suganya, Sig and Kribha
    I am big time sambhar powder user :) Usually add sambhar powder where it calls for chili powder, just because it is home made and also has cumin and coriander. Works well as a seasoning.

  6. Another use for good old sambar powder! ;-)

  7. great recipe ISG, I have been craving fried rice for a while... and the enchiladas look yummy too!

  8. Just made fried rice this weekend. Smbar powder is a new one for me in fried rice, thought!


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