Vegetarian Nasi Goreng (Fried Rice)

Recipe by Sharon123
READY IN: 50mins




  • Cook the rice in boiling salted water for 12-15 minutes, until tender.
  • Drain, rinse, and drain again.
  • Stir in the tamarind paste and set aside.
  • Heat 1 tbls.
  • of the oil in a large skillet or wok, add the shallots, and cook for 3-5 minutes, until softened.
  • Add the garlic, ginger, curry powder, pepper flakes, and turmeric and cook gently, stirring, for 1 minute.
  • Add the cabbage and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from pan.
  • Heat the remaining oil in the pan, add the rice, and cook gently until lightly browned.
  • Return the vegetables to the pan.
  • Add the soy sauce and sugar and heat gently to warm through.
  • Serve hot, garnished with tomatoes, red pepper, cucumber, celery, and omelet strips.
  • Note: To make omelet strips: Whisk 2 eggs with plenty of salt and pepper.
  • Melt 2 tbls butter in an omelet pan or small skillet.
  • Add the eggs to the pan and cook until set.
  • Leave to cool.
  • Roll up the omelet and slice across into fine strips.