Mushroom Bell Pepper Fried Rice
Mushroom Bell Pepper Fried Rice is a quick, colourful and flavourful rice which can be made in just jiffy and satisfy your taste buds. I would suggest to do this wok or deep pan where it is quick and easy to fry veggies, which is why many chefs/cooks use woks while cooking this type of dishes.
In the landscape of food world, generally mushroom are categorized as vegetables, in fact they belong to fungi kingdom, they are not plants. Among the plants its said that the more colourful the fruit or vegetable its rich with vitamins and minerals.
On the contrary mushrooms are high is antioxidants just like carrots, tomatoes, green beans and pumpkins. Selenium is usually not found fruits and vegetables but found in mushrooms which plays a vital role in liver enzyme function and preventing inflammation and tumor growth.
Mushrooms also help in diabetes, in weight management, heart health and also mushrooms provide the basic nutrition such and functional foods that provide us i.e. one cup of sliced raw white mushrooms contains: 15 calories, 0 grams of fat, 2.2 grams of protein, 2.3 grams of carbohydrate, 0.7 grams of fiber and 1.4 grams of sugar. Mushrooms are low in sodium, fat, cholesterol, and calories.
Fried rice is so easy and versatile, one can add any vegetable, we can make it with left over rice or fresh rice. One has to be careful that rice is separate grain to grain. Sticky rice will not serve the purpose and it will not be tasty to have such rice. One can check out the methods of making Rice.
Mushroom Bell Pepper Fried Rice:
Nutritional Value: 473 Calories / Serving Fat 43 cal Carbs 386 cal Protein 44 cal
- 200 Grams Button/Shitake Mushrooms
- 2 Nos Red/Yellow Bell Peppers Thinly Sliced
- 3 to 4 Pods Garlic Thinly Sliced
- 1 Inch Ginger Thinly Sliced
- 1 Nos Onion Thinly Sliced
- 1 Tbsp Pepper Crushed
- 1 ½ tsp Chilli Flakes
- 1 tsp Oregano
- 2 Cups Rice Boiled and Drained
- 2 tbsp Oil for frying
- Salt to taste
How to make Mushroom Bell Pepper Fried Rice..?
Boil and Drain the Rice, let it be al dente and keep it aside to cool.
Take a deep pan and heat the oil drop the onions and fry them until transparent, now add the garlic, ginger, salt and fry for a minute or two.
Now add the Bell Pepper and fry till they are crisp and soft and sauté them for some time.
Add the sliced mushrooms, crushed pepper powder, oregano and sauté them for a minute.
Now add the pre-cooked/boiled rice and stir it nicely so that all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed together and switch off.
Mushroom Bell Pepper Fried Rice can be served with Schezwan Sauce/Chutney. It tastes really good by itself
- Normally when buying mushrooms, chose that are firm and dry.
- Store mushrooms in the refrigerator.
- Do not wash or trim mushrooms until ready for use.
- In this Recipe cutting the vegetables is very important.
- Rice is cooked al dente so when its fried in the pan it gets cooked further and helps to remain separate grain to grain.