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    Onion Rice With Peas and Fried Potatoes

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    35 mins

    10 mins

    25 mins

    JustJanS's Note:

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

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

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 09, 2008


      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!

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    Nutritional Facts for Onion Rice With Peas and Fried Potatoes

    Serving Size: 1 (547 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 524.6
    Calories from Fat 82
    Total Fat 9.2 g
    Saturated Fat 1.3 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 23.9 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 99.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 9.7 g
    Sugars 7.3 g
    Protein 12.3 g

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