Onion Rice With Peas and Fried Potatoes

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by JustJanS

Poor man's fried rice-it tastes great! Prep time doesn't allwo for standing of washed rice.

Top Review by angelreed

Delicious and very easy! I've made this several times, and it's a very flexible recipe. It's easy to make substitutions depending on what's in your cupboard. You really can't go wrong!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash rice under cold running water drain and allow to stand 20 minutes.
  2. Heat the oil in a large heavy based frying pan and fry the cardamom and cumin for a few seconds.
  3. Add the onions and fry for 10 minutes until soft and golden brown.
  4. Add the ginger, garlic and chili and fry a few seconds more.
  5. Add the rice and stir to coat in the onion mixture.
  6. Add the cold water and bring to the boil.
  7. When almost all the water has evaporated add the peas.
  8. In the meantime, fill a wok or frypan a third full with the vegetabel oil, heat and fry the diced potatoes for 5-7 minutes until golden.
  9. Remove with a slotted spoon and drain on absorbent kitchen paper.
  10. When the rice is cooked, gently mix through the fried potatoes and serve.

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