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  • Preeti Shridhar

Burnt Garlic Fried Rice

Burnt Garlic Fried Rice

Who doesn't love chinese food , especially when made Indian style.

Burnt Garlic Fried Rice is different from regular fried rice. Here the garlic is fried till it turns smokey but is not literally burnt.

The vegetables are all chopped into small cubes . If using fresh corn , boil it first in salted water.

I prefer to use short grain rice for fried rice.

I served it with Chili Paneer.

You can also make a manchurian .


Raw Rice 1 cup

Onion 3/4 cup chopped

Garlic 1 1/2 tbsp chopped

Capsicum 1/2 cup chopped small cubes

Carrot 1/2 cup chopped small cubes

Frozen Corn 1/2 cup thawed

Oil 2 tbsp

Soy Sauce 1 tbsp

Chili Sauce 2 tsp

Pepper Powder 1/4 tsp

Salt 2 tsp

Vinegar 1 tbsp


Green spring onion 1 tbsp


  1. Wash and soak rice for 20 minutes.

  2. Heat water in a large pan and boil rice with some salt,  till al dente.

  3. Strain the rice and spread it on a large baking sheet to cool.

  4. Heat oil in a wok.

  5. Add chopped garlic.

  6. Fry till garlic turns brown but doesn't get really burnt.

  7. Quickly add onions.

  8. Saute for a minute.

  9. Add in carrots .

  10. Stir fry on high flame for a minute.

  11. Add in corn and capsicum.

  12. Stir fry on high till the vegetables cook slightly .

  13. They should retain some crunch, capsicum should not loose it's color.

  14. Mix all the spices in a bowl.

  15. Tip into the wok.

  16. Mix well.

  17. Now add rice and mix with a light hand.

  18. Cook it till rice heats up properly and all the flavors mingle well.

  19. Taste and adjust the spices.

  20. Garnish with green part of spring onion.

  21. Serve hot with Chili Paneer


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