How to make Burnt Ginger Rice -

Stir fried rice with the flavour of burnt ginger.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Ginger 1 inch pieces, Cooked rice (पके हुए चावल)

Cuisine : Chinese

Course : Rice

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Burnt Ginger Rice

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Some say Chinese cuisine is 400,000 years old going back to the Peking Man and his use of fire. Some other accounts of the history of Chinese cuisine takes the beginning to the Chinese stone age. However today Chinese cuisine enjoys the distinction of being the most popular in the world.
All this furore about Chinese food can make one wonder what is so special about this cuisine.  To put it in one word it is wholesome.  It has the characteristics of being nutritious, economical, balanced and delicious. It cannot be gainsaid that Chinese food is popular the world over and it can be adapted into our modern lifestyles as the strong link between diet and health of body, mind and spirit is epitomized in Chinese cookery. We all desire harmony in our lives and this works on the ancient Taoist principle of Yin and Yang in which balance and contrast are the key. Each Chinese dish reflects a balance of taste, texture, aroma and colour. Be it sweet, sour, pungent, hot, salty or spicy – all the six basic flavours are incorporated deftly in all Chinese dishes.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Burnt Ginger Rice Recipe

  • Ginger 1 inch pieces 4

  • Cooked rice 2 cups

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Spring onions 2

  • Salt to taste

  • White pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 8 cloves

  • Broccoli 10 florets

  • Cornflour/ corn starch mixed with 2 tbsp water 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Slice ginger finely. Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non stick wok. Cut spring onion bulbs into thick roundels.

Step 2

Add ginger to the oil and sauté on high heat till crisp and burnt. Add spring onion bulbs and toss. Add rice, salt, white pepper powder and toss. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 3

Heat 2 tbsps oil in the same wok, add garlic and toss lightly. Add broccoli, a little water and salt and toss. Add cornflour mixture and mix.

Step 4

Place a ring in the centre of the rice bowl. Spoon broccoli in the ring mould and remove the mould carefully. Serve hot.

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