How to Prepare an Indian-Style Egg Fried Rice in a Matter of Minutes? Here's how!

How to Prepare an Indian-Style Egg Fried Rice in a Matter of Minutes

One of the most popular gastronomic preparations in India is rice with egg. Although it apparently is a simple recipe, the truth is that it turns out to be a delicious and very attractive dish that is worth enjoying, especially on those days where you want to cook something tasty but fast.

An Indian-style meal

When it comes to preparing a quick and simple but delicious meal, Indian style egg fried rice is the best choice. It’s a dish that needs simple, easy-to-get ingredients, most of them you surely already have.

With these ingredients you can enjoy this delicious rice without being an expert in the kitchen, and without having to spend a lot of time, so it is perfect for those occasions where you want to eat as fast as possible.

Fried rice with egg is a very popular food in India as well as in China, since it is an easy recipe to prepare that is very nutritious, with an exquisite flavor that will surprise any palate.

Thanks to the fact that Indian cuisine emerges from cultural diversity, it has been enriched over the years. Even many of its culinary practices were added because of the settlers, until creating the gastronomy that is known today.

When it comes to flavors, Indian cuisine stands out for the significant use of spices and vegetables, so you will find in this rice with egg a preparation that combines the best of Indian cuisine, to create a simple and delicious recipe.

Although the following recipe is not as complex as those served in Indian restaurants, the truth is that it does not fall behind in terms of flavor. You can learn more about this visiting https://minuterice.com/recipes/microwave-egg-fried-rice.

Egg-fried rice recipe


  • A cup of rice.
  • Four eggs.
  • A medium chopped onion.
  • A teaspoon of chopped garlic.
  • 1 little carrot (chopped).
  • 15 chopped beans.
  • 1 medium pepper (sliced).
  • 3 tablespoons chopped chives, green and white parts.
  • 1 teaspoon of powdered white pepper.
  • 2 tablespoons of soy sauce.
  • 1 tablespoon of oil, any vegetable type.
  • 1 tablespoon of butter, (optional, but recommended).
  • A pinch of salt.


  1. The first thing is to cook the rice, drain it and reserve it. It prevents the rice from cooking too much, this allows you to spread it on a large tray to cool it down easier.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the oil, lay the eggs and stir.
  3. Once the eggs are done, set aside.
  4. In this same skillet add more oil if needed, so you can sauté the onion and chopped garlic. Cook until they soften, don’t let them brown.
  5. Add the vegetables, except the chives, along with the salt, and cook until ready.
  6. Add some pepper powder, soy sauce and mix well.
  7. In the skillet, add the eggs and rice that were set aside, and mix the ingredients gently until the rice and eggs come together perfectly.
  8. Add the butter and mix again.
  9. Garnish with chopped chives and you will have a delicious Indian-style fried rice with egg to enjoy.

As you can see, this is a very simple preparation you can enjoy with just a few ingredients. Make sure the rice is cold before adding it to the pan, and chop the vegetables about the same size, so they cook evenly.

Some variations of this dish

This Indian fried rice with egg is very healthy and nutritious thanks to the vegetables used, however, you can add other ingredients to this recipe without losing its flavor nor its nutritional qualities. Vegetables other than carrots, such as cabbage, pepper of any color, beans or peas if you prefer, would be a good option. You can also prepare it using cooked chicken and shrimp, aside from eggs.

Vegetarians should avoid meat and use vegetables instead, and will obtain a delicious flavor as well. This recipe allows the use of oyster sauce, vegetable broth, green chili sauce, or sesame oil, this allows to get a unique flavor and very similar to that of restaurants. Thanks to this recipe you have the opportunity to enjoy a simple meal from the traditional Indian cuisine, which combines exquisite flavors to create a nutritious dish.


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