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Tangy Spring Onion Rice


Tangy Spring Onion Rice

This is a pretty simple dish to make and believe me its bursting with flavor.This is a very versatile recipe and comes handy if you are short of time. You can alter this recipe in which ever way you like..add some garam masala and get an Indian flavor to this rice or you can add some Italian spices or herbs to give another unique flavor. Here I have used soya sauce and pickled chilly. Pickled chilly has vinegar and garlic in it. If you do not have it you can use chilly sauce instead.Give this recipe a try, you will surely love it.


Ingredients

Jasmine Rice ( cooked)- 2 cups
Spring onion- One bunch
Garlic clove- 3
Celery chopped- 3 tbs
Soya sauce- 1 tsp
Chicken bouillon powder- 1/3 tsp ( optional)
Pickled ground red chilly- 1 1/3 tsp
( or chilly garlic sauce one tsp)
Lemon juice- 1 tsp

Chop spring onions and keep the white part and green part separately.Heat oil in a pan and add garlic cloves and stir fry for a few seconds. Now add the white part of the spring onion and celery and stir fry for a minute. Add the cooked rice and saute in high for another minute.Mix in soya sauce, pickle chilly and chicken bullion and finally the green part of the spring onion and lemon juice and saute for a few more seconds.

Serve this with any vegetarian side dish or with a spicy non- vegetarian dish. Here I served the spring onion rice topped with roasted chicken


Try this..
Hope you will all enjoy..

Comments

  1. Flavourful and yummy rice...interesting idea

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  2. Suja, fingerrrrr licking good..The roasted chicken also caught my eye..delicious spread.

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  3. very interesting recipe....will try it soon...

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  4. Onion rice looks awesome. Very vibrant in color and garnishing is awesome.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  5. Wonderful rice Suja..Flavoured superbly with the pickled chilly..Nice presentation with nice notes..Happy week end!

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  6. Cant take my eyes from the last click, soo tempting and satisfying platter..delicious!

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  7. that looks delicious..interesting recipe

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  8. colourful, simple and looks yummy...love ur roasted chicken pic too...

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  9. Love your presentation!! especially the chicken one.. so inviting..

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  10. what a flavorful and delicious rice, Suja! YUMMMMMMMMMM

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  11. I thought it looks very simple but after reading it wow..super and yummy with the roasted chicken.

    Cheers,
    Uma

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  12. hi suja, i love most flavored rice, this is another addition to my list..especially looks so delicious and perfect with the roast chicken

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  13. Super cool, colorful rice...Looks so inviting !!

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  14. lovely rice dear, simple n very unique...great combo with roasted chicken !!

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  15. Looks so delicious and nice picture

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  16. Hey Suja, wish I could try this today itself. But alas, I don't have the spring onions, celery or the sauce. Need to go shopping this evening!

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  17. Like this lovely flavorful rice..like your presentation too

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  18. Un plat bien complet et savoureux
    Je te souhaite une excellente soirée
    Valérie.

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  19. oh god m so tempted to try the dish

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  20. bookmarked it right away...
    awesome cliks..
    stop over n collect ur award..:)
    Tasty Appetite

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  21. yummy yummy and mouthwatering :)

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  22. Wow wat a tempting clicks,makes me hungry now...

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  23. So flavorful & colorful rice, really tempting presentation. Love the last pic, topped with roasted chicken :)

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  24. looks so fine; nice presentation !

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  25. isnt it really cool that spring onions just change the flavour of everything? i love adding it

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  26. Great presentation and looks awesome!

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  27. Spring onion rice looks wonderful, yummy and very beautifully presented.

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  28. Looks delicious :D awesome presentation :D

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  29. Wow..looks so delicious...mouth watering recipe..

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  30. Thanks all for stopping by and for the encouraging comments:)

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