Schezwan Fried Rice

Schezwan Fried Rice

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Rice

Type: Chinese

Spicy and flavourful, this rice preparation is to die for


  • Basmati rice, cooked 2 cups
  • Dried red chillies, soaked in hot water 15
  • White vinegar (sirka) 7 tbsps
  • Sugar 2 tsps
  • Garlic, finely chopped 2 tbsps
  • Oil 3 tbsps
  • Celery stalk, finely chopped 2 inches
  • Carrot, cut into thin strips 1 cup
  • Cabbage, shredded 1 cup
  • Green capsicum, finely chopped 1 cup
  • Bean sprouts 1 cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Sesame (til) oil 2 tsps


  • To make Schezwan paste, put dried chillies, 6 tbsps vinegar, sugar and garlic in a mixer jar and grind to a fine paste. Transfer it into a bowl.
  • Heat 3 tbsps of oil in a non-stick wok, add celery, carrot, cabbage and green capsicum, mix and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add ground paste, mix and then add rice. Mix well and stir-fry for 5-6 minutes on high heat.
  • Add bean sprouts, salt, remaining vinegar and sesame oil and mix well.
  • Transfer into a serving platter and serve hot