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Chilli Garlic fried rice

Chilli Garlic Fried Rice | Easy Chilli Garlic Rice

This Chilli Garlic fried rice recipe is packed with a wonderful aroma of garlic and chilli. This rice is for garlic fans who love the strong flavour of toasted garlic and when combined with chilli it is a bit fiery but tastes just fantastic. It is kind of Chinese dish adapted to Indian style.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Fried Rice, Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2 People
Author: Pavani


  • Basmati rice – 1 cup
  • Finely chopped garlic pods -2
  • Finely chopped green chillies -4
  • Pepper powder – ½tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1tsp
  • Chopped carrot – 2tbsp
  • Chopped beans – 2tbsp
  • Green peas – 2tbsp
  • Oil -1tbsp
  • Ghee – 2tsp
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash and soak the rice in enough water for 10 minutes.
  • Drain the water from the rice and keep aside.
  • Heat a Kadai with 2tsp of ghee. when ghee is hot, add the rice and sauté for a few minutes so that the rice is nicely coated with ghee.
  • Next, add 1 ½ cups of hot water along with salt and mix well. Cover and cook on low flame for 10-12 minutes or until the water is completely absorbed and rice is cooked.
  • Spread the cooked rice on a plate to cool.
  • Heat a pan with oil, add cumin seeds and when they begin to crackle add chopped garlic, green chillies and sauté on high flame for a minute.
  • Add the chopped carrot, peas, green beans and fry them on medium flame until they are little crisp.
  • Then add cooked rice along with pepper powder, salt and mix well. Switch off the flame.
  • Transfer the spicy and delicious chilli garlic fried rice into a serving bowl and enjoy with sweet chilli sauce.


  • You can make this dish even with leftover rice.
  • Adjust the green chillies according to your taste.
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