Thai Basil Vegetarian Fried Rice

Thai Basil Vegetarian Fried Rice Recipe

A delicious preparation of rice that is made spicy with Thai red chillies. This is a dish that can be incorporated with a variety of flavours with lots of room for experimentation and adaptation.

Cooking time
30 min
Preparation time
15 min



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  • 2 cups of pre-cooked short grain rice or jasmine sticky rice
  • 2 tablespoons Saffola oil
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlicfinely chopped
  • 1/2 cup spring onionsfinely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup of green bell pepperfinely chopped
  • 1/2 cup of carrotsfinely chopped
  • 1/2 cup beansfinely chopped
  • 1/2 cup pineapple (tinned)finely chopped
  • 4-6 Thai chilis, crushed with seeds (or 2 serrano peppers)
  • 3 Thai red chillies, slit lengthwise (more if you like it spicier)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 cup fresh Thai basil, loosely chopped


Alternative Ingredients


  • 2 cups of button mushrooms, quartered
  • 4 eggs, scrambled

How to make Thai Basil Vegetarian Fried Rice

  • Heat oil in a wok on high heat; add the ginger, garlic, onions, Thai red chillies, peppers, carrots and beans
  • Sprinkle some salt and stir fry all of them together on high heat until lightly cooked
  • Stir in the soy sauce, pineapple and stir-fry for a few more minutes. Finally stir in the cooked rice, Thai basil leaves
  • Stir fry them until well combined with all the ingredients
  • Serve the Thai Basil Fried Rice along with Malaysian Vegetable Curry for dinner or as a party food with friends

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very tasty recipy

very tasty recipy

Apr 23, 2015

Average: 4 (1 vote)

Nice and easy...... May be can add rati...

Nice and easy...... May be can add rating system with this web page for recipes.....

Dec 06, 2014

Average: 4 (1 vote)
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