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Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple Fried Rice

This delectable mouthwatering rice dish strikes a perfect balance between sweet and spicy flavors with a satisfying lingering fruity taste.

Here is my take on Thai style pineapple fried rice.


What do you need for 3 Servings

  • 2 cups cooked jasmine rice (400gm approx)

  • 1 cup sliced pineapple (Bite sized chunks)

  • 200 gms shrimp/prawn (Vegetarians can use Tofu)

  • 1/2 cup capsicum

  • 1/2 cup sweet corn (optional)

  • 1/2 onion

  • 1 tsp curry powder

  • 1/2 tsp pepper powder

  • 1/2 tsp brown sugar

  • 2 tbsp soya sauce

  • 1 red chili

  • 4 cloves of garlic

  • 2 tbsp of oil

  • spring onion

  • Few cashews

  • Salt (as per taste)

Preparations

  • Jasmine Rice/Water Ratio (one cup of rice : 2 cups of water)

  • Take a vessel, add 4 cups of water bring it to boil then add 2 cups of rice and 1 tsp salt.

  • Stir once and cover it with lid. Cook for 10 mins, Let the rice absorbs all water.

  • Allow the cooked rice to cool at least for 2 hours.

  • Clean the prawns and cut it in half.

  • Chop capsicum, onion and take out the corn kernels from corn.

  • Finely chop red chili and crush the garlic cloves.

  • Mix curry powder with pepper powder and brown sugar.

Lets Cook

  • In medium flame pour oil in a kadai, Add chopped garlic, chili, onions and saute it for 30 secs. [PIC 1]

  • Set the flame high, add corn kernels and chopped capsicum, Cook it for a minute. Keep this aside. [PIC 2 & 3]

  • In the same kadai pour a tsp of oil, add prawns and cook them for 2 mins.(Vegetarians replace prawns for Tofu) [PIC 4]

  • Now add cooked jasmine rice and then curry,pepper,brown sugar mixture, Stir and saute it for a minute. [PIC 5 & 6]

  • Add sauteed veggies, mix it well. [PIC 7]

  • Pour soya sauce and give it a good mix. [PIC 8]

  • Add cut pineapple chunks, give a quick stir and finish it by garnishing the dish with chopped spring onions and few cashews. [PIC 9 & 10]

Tempting and Enticing isn’t? Enjoy!

Notes

  • Fish sauce will be added in authentic Thai style pineapple fried rice.

  • After adding pineapple don’t cook for long the fruit will start to lose water.

  • To get nice texture Cook the rice overnight to avoid clumps and mushiness.

  • Vegetarians can add Tofu instead of Shrimp or Prawn.

  • Any veggies can be added based on your liking.


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