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

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
Inexpensive, spicy and very filling


  • 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


  • STEP 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.
  • STEP 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.
  • STEP 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.
  • STEP 4
    Add the grated carrots, bean sprouts, peas etc. Stir through. Add the paprika and stir through. cook for about 3 mins.
  • STEP 5
    Next is to add the cooked rice and stir through the vegetables. Keep stiring until everything is mixed well.
  • STEP 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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