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Egg Fried Rice

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Savor the goodness of fluffy rice, scrambled eggs, and vibrant vegetables in Egg Fried Rice—a classic dish with a global appeal.
Egg Fried Rice

Egg Fried Rice is a beloved and timeless dish that combines the simplicity of rice with the delightful flavours of eggs and various seasonings. This versatile dish has its roots in Chinese cuisine. Still, it has gained popularity worldwide for its ease of preparation and delectable taste. With fluffy grains of rice stir-fried to perfection, complemented by scrambled eggs and a medley of vegetables, Egg Fried Rice offers a harmonious balance of textures and flavours in every bite.

The beauty of Egg Fried Rice lies in its adaptability. It can be enjoyed as a standalone meal or a side dish alongside other Chinese delicacies such as General Tso’s Chicken, Sweet and Sour Pork, or Kung Pao Shrimp. The dish also lends itself to various modifications, allowing you to personalize it to your taste preferences. Add succulent pieces of diced chicken, shrimp, or tofu to elevate the protein content or incorporate colourful vegetables like carrots, peas, and bell peppers for a vibrant and nutritious twist.

Whether you’re seeking a quick weeknight dinner, a delicious lunch option, or a delightful addition to your Chinese-inspired feast, Egg Fried Rice will satisfy your cravings and leave you longing for more.


Egg Fried Rice

Egg Fried Rice

Egg Fried Rice
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Egg Fried Rice Recipe

Savor the goodness of fluffy rice, scrambled eggs, and vibrant vegetables in Egg Fried Rice—a classic dish with a global appeal.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese, Indo-Chinese

Ingredients for Egg Fried Rice

  • 2 cup Cooked Basmati Rice
  • 8 to 10 Eggs
  • 2 Onions
  • 1 bunch Spring Onions
  • 10 Beans
  • 2 to 3 Carrot
  • 2 Capsicum
  • 100 g Cabbage
  • 1/2 tbsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 2 to 3 tbsp Tomato Puree
  • 1/4 cup Soy Sauce
  • as per taste Salt
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • few Coriander Leaves chopped

How to make Egg Fried Rice

  • Pressure cook the rice until 1 whistle and remove.
  • Chop all the vegetables finely and keep aside.
  • Grind together the green chillies and mix well 2 tblsp water.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Saute the onions for a minute.
  • Add the chopped vegetables one by one and cook for a minute or two.
  • Add the green chilli paste and tomato puree.
  • Add salt.
  • Mix well and add soy sauce.
  • Break the eggs into the pan and stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add the cooked rice and mix until all ingredients are combined.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve.

Frequently Asked Questions about Egg Fried Rice

What is the best rice type for Egg Fried Rice?

For egg-fried rice, it is best to use long-grain rice. Jasmine rice or basmati rice are good options as they don’t clump together and have a nice, fluffy texture.

Can I use leftover rice for Egg Fried Rice?

Yes, using leftover rice is preferable for making egg-fried rice. Leftover rice tends to be drier, which prevents the rice from becoming too mushy when fried.

Can I use other vegetables besides peas and carrots in Egg Fried Rice?

You can add other vegetables to your egg-fried rice, such as bell peppers, onions, and broccoli. To make the dish heartier, you can add protein, such as shrimp or chicken.

Is Egg Fried Rice a healthy meal option?

Egg-fried rice can be a healthy meal option if made with the right ingredients and portion sizes. Using brown rice instead of white rice and adding plenty of vegetables can make it more nutritious. However, too much oil or soy sauce can increase the calorie and sodium content, so it’s essential to be mindful of your ingredient quantities.

Can I make Egg Fried Rice without eggs?

You can make a vegetarian version of egg-fried rice by omitting the eggs and adding more vegetables or protein. You can also try substituting the eggs with tofu or tempeh to add a similar texture and protein content.


Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.


shushma October 2, 2015 - 12:08 pm

nothing special still it is good

koti August 4, 2014 - 3:53 pm

Simple egg fried rice

Rama Rao February 13, 2012 - 3:54 am

I tried It just few minutes before to take my launch and after that I finished my lunch with only egg fried rice. I was very nice. Keep it up.
Thank You for providing very quick and easy recipe.

neelima January 1, 2012 - 7:55 am


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Sravani May 17, 2011 - 3:58 am

Its Superb

JessyOli April 2, 2011 - 1:04 am

good… Awesome recipe

ANUSHA March 13, 2011 - 6:08 am

its really nice

HARSHITIH October 11, 2010 - 6:34 am

yup….thanks for this site,,,,i tried egg fried rice …..its great………….

saira October 2, 2010 - 11:27 pm

let me try

Pragya September 25, 2010 - 12:22 pm

Tried it and it was awesome. Thanks for the simple yet delicious recipe.

vinnu August 6, 2010 - 12:55 pm

its good

ramya March 28, 2010 - 8:09 am

very good!

udaya March 10, 2010 - 2:59 am


Prabhav March 4, 2010 - 11:46 am

was good . indian masala tastes and do smell excellent

food frenzer February 25, 2010 - 2:38 am

it went out awesome thanx

ani February 21, 2010 - 9:49 am


vnc dhavala February 13, 2010 - 3:10 am


Vishal December 30, 2009 - 12:25 pm

I liked wht i cooked .. gr8 easy recipe .. thanks ..

PHANI SASANKA December 7, 2009 - 11:11 pm


Vaishu December 3, 2009 - 4:41 pm

It would taste nice if instead of Indian spice we add soy sauce, chilli sauce, aginomoto etc.

vini October 6, 2009 - 4:24 am

Don’t add the masalas, they leave intense smell. Add tabasco chilli sauce & Ching’s green chilli sauce with some Soya sauce. It tastes & smells better.

sathish September 10, 2009 - 8:01 am

not bad. . . .

Phyza September 9, 2009 - 6:46 pm

Your website is good and i read some of the recipes and going to try it soon but i want to give one suggestion that try to include a picture of your recipe (its much better if it’s a unique/real one) so that the visitors get more attracted to the recipe 🙂

supriya August 16, 2009 - 1:58 am

heyya..it tastes really good..n works out easily 4 emergency!!:)

bilal July 12, 2009 - 11:30 pm


uma June 30, 2009 - 4:44 am

it will be better if add pich of aginomoto, lemon flower also while boling rice. and except tarmaric and red chilly powder should add pepper and noodle powder/egg masala.try it… it will be more more better.

sneha May 27, 2009 - 10:38 pm

it’s fine, but something’s missing…….not d perfect recipe for fried rice……

Gaurav May 14, 2009 - 9:57 am

its ok….could do without the garam masala

ANANTHA KRISHNA April 28, 2009 - 9:47 pm

This receipie will be better without garam Masala and with little pepper

Preetha April 19, 2009 - 11:23 am

Hi tried for the first time…Was really nice…We liked it

Shuhaib Mohammed April 15, 2009 - 4:04 pm

Very Nice.Adding Half a teaspoon of Ketchup also makes it better.

samsu March 28, 2009 - 5:48 am


sindhu March 28, 2009 - 5:41 am

its ok..nothing special

vijay December 5, 2008 - 7:52 am

i liked it very much can u giv me any other eggused item without nonveg

reena November 17, 2008 - 4:29 am

i like this without garam masala

FATHIMA July 29, 2008 - 4:49 pm

I tried this recipe and got more satisfaction.

sindhu March 28, 2009 - 5:43 am


Gaurii Anant Bhosle July 25, 2008 - 10:24 pm

I tried this and did like it.

Hitler July 19, 2008 - 2:24 am

good one

Suryakala July 9, 2008 - 1:42 am

Its good only

subhashish June 21, 2008 - 3:37 am

i agree wid subhashini.

n incidently my name is subhashish 😉

porx June 17, 2008 - 4:30 pm

its ok..but egg not fried rice

ramya March 28, 2010 - 8:11 am

wht it was perfect

subhashini April 10, 2008 - 4:37 am



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