Monday, August 12, 2013

Mushroom Fried Rice

Mushroom fried rice

Today i prepared this Mushroom fried rice to pack for lunch. My son and hubby loves to take fried rice for lunch. even i find it easy to make. i also added vegetables along with mushroom, so that my son eats vegetables. Finding different variety rice to pack for lunch box is becoming difficult for me. hope to share more lunch box recipes here soon.

mushroom fried rice

For me, spring onions is must for fried rice. spring onions add a good taste to this rice recipe. You can also add ajinomoto to make it taste just like restaurant served ones.

Mushroom Fried Rice Recipe

Prep Time10 mins 
Cooking Time: 25 mins  
Recipe CuisineIndochinese
Recipe TypeMaincourse


Basmati Rice - 1 and half cup's  (150 gms.)
Button Mushroom - 100 gms / 6 no.
Sesame oil - 1 tbsp
Onion - 1
Garlic - 4
Carrot - 1
Cabbage - 1/4 cup (shredded)
Green capsicum - 1/4 (finely sliced)
Vinegar - 1/4 tsp
Soy sauce - 1/4 tsp
Salt - to taste
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
Spring Onions - 2 tbsp's (finely chopped)


Wash the mushroom cleanly and chop them into thin and set aside.

Wash and soak basmati rice in water for about 15 minutes. drain the rice. Then Pressure cook the soaked basmati rice with 2 cup's of water, a pinch of salt and 1/4 tsp of vinegar. pressure cook for up to 2 whistles. after the steam is released, transfer the cooked basmati rice to a plate. add 2 drops of sesame oil and mix the rice softly with a fork. let the rice get cold.

In a pan, add 1 tbsp of sesame oil and heat it. add finely chopped garlic and saute it. Then add the chopped onion and saute till the onions turn translucent.

Next add the chopped mushroom and saute till the mushroom turn soft and get cooked. it takes 1 or 2 minutes to get cooked. Then add all the other vegetables, carrot, capsicum and cabbage. saute till the vegetables are almost cooked.

Lower the flame to low. Then add 1/4 tsp of soy sauce and mix well with mushroom and vegetables. add salt and pepper powder to taste and mix well. then add the basmati rice to the pan and mix with a big fork. make sure you do not break the rice, while mixing.

Add chopped spring onions to the pan and mix well with the rice. Transfer the mushroom fried rice to a serving bowl.

Best to serve with Gobi Manchurian.

Mushroom veg fried rice


  1. wow, so delicious, i love both mushrooms and fried rice....

  2. Excellent presentation of authentic Chinese dish. Have already bookmarked your recipe.

  3. tempting and delicious mushroom fried rice.

  4. Looks so delicious. I usually prepare Tomato Rice, Vaangi bath, Egg fried rice, Veg Fried rice etc... for my husband to take in box. May be you can try them too :)

  5. Lovely setup lavi...perfectly cooked fried rice!

  6. Such a droolworthy dish, cant ask more..Beautiful presentation.

  7. All ur dishes looks so yummy :) ur awesome
    Thanks lavi for sharing with the world :)


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