How to make Thai Style Fried Rice -

Thai green curry paste gives this fried rice Thai identity.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cooked basmati rice (पके हुए बासमती चावल), Thai green curry paste (थाई ग्रीन करी पेस्ट )

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Rice

Thai Style Fried Rice

Thai Style Fried Rice Recipe Card


Hindi: chawal
How many times have we thought rice is a blessing? We use it for holy purposes but we also can pressure up a quick pulao or khichdi when hunger pangs are drumming away! This is one grain that is about 98% percent digestible. In India we are familiar with Basmati, Patna or brown rice but it is also available as Italian Rice and Glutinous Rice which is popular in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Thai Style Fried Rice Recipe

  • Cooked basmati rice 3 cups

  • Thai green curry paste 2 tablespoons

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Fresh red chillies 1-2

  • Garlic chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Carrot cut into cubes 1 small

  • Green peas blanched ½ cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Coconut milk 1 cup

  • Cherry tomatoes quartered 4-5

  • Palm jaggery ½ teaspoon

  • Lemon juice of ½ lemon

  • Fresh basil leaves torn 4-5

  • Egg 1

  • For garnishing:

  • Red bell pepper a few

  • Lemon wedges 1

  • Basil leaves 1


Step 1

Heat 2 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Cut fresh red chillies diagonally.

Step 3

Add 1 tablespoon garlic and fresh red chillies to the pan and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 4

Add carrot and green peas and toss. Add 1 tablespoon Thai green curry paste and mix well. Add salt and 3 tablespoons coconut milk and sauté for a minute. Add cherry tomatoes, palm jaggery and mix well.

Step 5

Add lemon juice and switch off heat. Add some of the torn basil leaves and toss.

Step 6

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick wok. Add remaining garlic and sauté for a minute. Add remaining Thai green curry paste, mix and sauté for a minute.

Step 7

Break egg into the pan and mix well. Add cooked rice and toss. Add remaining torn basil leaves and remaining coconut milk, mix and cook for a minute. Add salt and mix well.

Step 8

Heat the prepared vegetables.

Step 9

Place a medium ring mould on a serving plate, put some rice in it, top with some vegetables, repeat the process with the remaining rice and vegetables till you reach the top of the ring mould. Remove the mould carefully.

Step 10

Serve hot garnished with bell pepper curls, a lemon wedge and a fried basil leaf.

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