soya chunks fried rice, a simple and delicious meal.
Ingredients (240 ml cup used)
1 cup of long grain rice
¼ to ⅓ cup of soya chunks or granules
1 tbsp. soya sauce (can increase by ¼ tsp.)
Few juliennes of capsicum / bell peppers (green, red any)
1 to 2 stalks of spring onions (green and white separated)
Fistful of Green peas (optional)
few juliennes of Carrots
1 tsp. vinegar
1 tsp. garlic minced
⅛ tsp. pepper powder
2 tbsps. Olive oil or sesame oil
1 small star anise / star flower / chakri phool
1 strand of mace / javitri
salt as needed
How to make the recipe
Boil soya chunks till soft. Squeeze up the excess water and rinse them thoroughly with cold water. Squeeze up the excess water and repeat the cold water rinse once more. Make sure there is no water left in the chunks
soak and cook rice al dente, the rice should not turn mushy, cool it on a wide plate
Heat a wok with oil, add mace and star anise, and let them fry for 2 minutes. Add minced garlic, sauté till you get an aroma.
Add soya chunks, white part of spring onions, other vegetables, sauté on high heat for 3 to 4 mins
Pour vinegar and soya sauce. Let it bubble for 1 minutes.
Add rice, pepper powder, salt and spring onions. Mix and fry on high for 2 to 3 mins