Saturday, April 9, 2011

Spring Onions Fried Rice

When I was in Bangalore, there was this old man who used to bring a cart and used to roam, a vendor-on-wheels basically. The cart had a stove and 2 big pans and a variety of sauces; that's it. He used to claim that he makes the best Chinese Fried Rice in Bangalore. He named his cart, Main Land China. The first time I had seen it, I bust out laughing looking at its name. But since the food is freshly made, always hot and can get a full dinner for Rs.15, I used to be his regular customer. The below recipe is given by him.
Below measurements would serve 2 adults.
Cooked Rice: 2 cups
Egg: 1
Spring Onion: 1 bunch, washed and chopped
Milk: 1 tbsp
Garlic pods: 3 chopped (if the pod is small, increase this to 5)
Freshly ground pepper powder: 1-2 tbsp
Soy Sauce: 3-4 tbsp (you can increase or decrease this according to your taste)
Olive oil: 1 tbsp(you can use regular oil also if you don't have olive oil)
Butter/oil: 1/2 tsp

  • Take a small bowl and beat the egg and milk to together. In a wide bottomed pan heat a little butter (or oil) and pour in the mixture. Stir for a minute until the egg is almost cooked and remove from flame. Keep this separately in a plate.
  • Heat olive olive oil in the same pan and add the garlic followed by chopped spring onions. You can use the stems also. Saute this until it turns soft. 
  • Add the cooked rice to this mixture and mix well. 
  • To this, add the soy sauce and freshly grounded pepper and mix well. Now check for salt. Since Soy sauce has salt in it, you wouldn't need to add anything extra. If you like your food a little salty (like me), you can add salt accordingly now. 
  • To this fried rice, add the scrambled egg and mix well.
That's it! Simple Chinese spring onion fried rice is ready! I served this with chili mushroom. This would be the next recipe I would be posting (tomorrow or Monday).


  1. I am hungry now looking at your dish..looks yummy!

  2. Yumm, wat a wonderful looking fried rice..makes me hungry..

  3. Sounds very easy. I will try this.

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  5. Wow so tempting fried rice,makes me hungry.

  6. An absolute fav combo- a regular in our household :)
    Looks delicious dear..

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  7. Oh Yummy! That looks great. Simply delicious!

  8. Main Land China- hilarious...recipe is awesome.

  9. Dear Madhu
    How are You? Was stuck with many problems and cd not visit blogs!
    This is the kind of recipes I look for..awesome , I must try it. Where is this main land china (LOL Chinese dont eat fries rice), is it anywhere near suburbs like GM paliya, Marathali, Indira Nagar, Tippa sandra? Then I will give a try when I am in Blore next time. But before that I will try it out with your recipe , word by word ..if my wife likes it I take the credit and if she doesn't, the blame goes to main land china ( of course not to you...Jokes apart ..keep posting great recipes as usual.
    Have a nice day
    PS pardon my long absence in future ..all my blog friends have been great inspiration for me ...