British Indian Restaurant (BIR) Style Onion Fried Rice
Recipe type: Side Dish
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Serves: 2 - 4
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion - finely sliced
  • 500ml (2 cups) cooked cold basmati rice
  • Salt
  • 3 spring onions - finely chopped
  1. Heat the oil over medium high heat.
  2. Pour in the sliced onion and stir into the oil. You want the onion to become translucent and soft but not brown.
  3. Turn up the heat to high.
  4. When the oil is very hot, add the cooked cold basmati rice.
  5. Stir rigorously for about two minutes until the rice is very hot and nicely coated in the onion flavoured oil.
  6. Season to taste with the salt and sprinkle with the chopped spring onions to serve.
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