5 Spice Fried Rice by Tarla Dalal

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Jan. 02, 2014

Bored of the regular vegetable fried rice? Try the 5 spice fried rice instead. Steamed Chinese rice is tossed in with chopped spring onions, bean sprouts, paneer and of course the secret ingredient of this recipe 5 spice powder. Enjoy piping hot!


Cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) (chawal)
Oil 2 Tablespoon
Spring onion whites 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , thinly sliced
Bean sprouts 2 Tablespoon
Cottage cheese pieces 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (paneer)
Salt To Taste
Chinese 5 spice powder 2 Teaspoon



1. Preheat the oven.


2. In a non-stick pan, add oil, and when hot add spring onion whites. Saute for a minute or two, before adding bean sprouts and paneer. Mix properly and cook on high heat for a minute.

3. Now add salt and 5 spice powder, and cook for a minute, while stirring continuously. Mix in cooked rice, and cook on high heat for a minute or two, while stirring intermittently.

4. Transfer the rice mix into an oven safe bowl and cover with an aluminum foil. Bake in pre-heated oven for 10 minutes at 200 degrees C (400 degrees F).


5. Serve the rice hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 430Calories from Fat 148

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 3 g15%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 388 mg16.17%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 12 g24%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet