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Lemongrass fried rice

Lemongrass Fried rice

The usual fried rice can be twisted with one of the most fragrant herb,lemongrass. While using lemongrass,always use the fresh ones and use the inner most stack for the enhanced flavor.The lemongrass gives mild flowery smell to the rice while cooking them.It can be made directly in electric rice cooker.


Rice-2 cups

Bell peppers,chopped-1 cup

Onion/celery,chopped-3 tsps

Lemongrass stick-1

Soya sauce-1 tsp

Fish sauce/chilli garlic sauce-2 tsps

Coconut milk-1 cup

Salt to taste

Cooking oil-1 tsp

Ginger ,chopped-1/2 tsp

Garlic-1/2 tsp


1.Add oil to the cooking pan, saute onion, ginger and garlic

2.Add the bell pepper, coconut milk and all the sauces

3.Mix thoroughly and add the washed rice

4.Slit the lemongrass in half way to the center of the stick

5.Add the lemongrass and one and half cup of water

6.Add the dash of salt and pepper and close the lid

7.Cook in medium heat until the rice is well cooked.

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