Maria's Vegie Nasi Goreng
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Maria's Vegie Nasi Goreng

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Serves 4

Inexpensive, spicy and very filling

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  • 300g brown long grain rice
  • 3 tbsp oil ( olive or sunflower)
  • 1 large onion peeled and cut into very thin rings
  • 1 onion, peeled and cut into thin wedges
  • 3 good cloves of garlic, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 4 small red chilllies, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 larger green chillie, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 2.5cm- piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely grated
  • 300g carrots, roughly grated
  • 200g bean sprouts
  • 150g frozen mixed peas, green beans and sweet corn
  • 1 good tbsp paprika
  • 4 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp water


    1. Rinse the rice in plenty of cold water. Add to a saucepan with 1 pint of cold water. Bring to the boil. Reduce to a simmer, add a lid and cook about 10/15 mins until liquid has been absorbed and the rice is cooked. Fork through the grains and leave to one side.
    2. Heat the oil in a large wok or frying pan. Cook the onion ringson a medium heat until crisp. Remove from the pan and drain on kitchen paper. These wil be used for the garnish.
    3. In the same pan and using the remaining oil, cook the second onion. When softened, add the chillies , ginger and garlic. Cook for a couple of minutes.
    4. Add the grated carrots, bean sprouts, peas etc. Stir through. Add the paprika and stir through. cook for about 3 mins.
    5. Next is to add the cooked rice and stir through the vegetables. Keep stiring until everything is mixed well.
    6. Next, stir the tomato ketchup and soy sauce together with the water and add to the rice and vegetables. Cook over a medium heat for about 5 mins. Serve with the onion rings on the top.

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