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Thai Yellow Fried Rice with Tofu Recipe

Thai Yellow Fried Rice with Tofu is a popular Thai Main
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On :
Monday, 23 May, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Main Recipe
Cuisine :
Thai Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1.5 glasses - white rice, washed and drained
  • 2 tbsp - Thai yellow curry paste
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 - Onion - chopped
  • 1 inch stick Cinnamon
  • 3 Cloves - garlic, chopped
  • 1 glass - thick Coconut Milk
  • handful of chopped fresh coriander or Thai Basil leaves
  • 1-2 cups - firm Tofu cubes
  • 1 - cube stock (veg/non-veg)
  • 1/2 cup - frozen peas
  • 1 - chopped capsicum/bell pepper
  • Salt and Sugar to taste
  • 4 tbsp - Olive oil
  • 1/4 cup - light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp - fish/oyster sauce (optional)
  • 2 tbsp - Thai red-chilli paste/sauce
  • 1 cup - cooked boneless chicken, chopped (optional)
  • How to Make Thai Yellow Fried Rice with Tofu:

    1. Heat oil in a non-stick deep vessel.
    2. Fry the onions to pink, followed by the garlic, cinnamon, stock cube and curry paste. Fry well for 2 mins and then add the rice.
    3. Toss and fold to coat the rice well - be gentle.
    4. Fry for 1-2 mins, tossing in between.
    5. Add the coconut milk, Thai basil leaves and 2 glasses water. Adjust salt and sugar.
    6. Bring to boil, then simmer, covered till the grains are almost (3/4th) cooked.
    7. Add the chopped capsicum, peas, tofu cubes, chicken pieces if non-veg, soya sauce and remaining ingredients, cover the vessel and toss.
    8. Continue cooking till the rice is done.
    9. Open and simmer until the grains dry up and are not too sticky (don't stir at this moment).
    10. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with chopped coriander, fish/oyster sauce and Thai red-chilli paste. Serve hot.


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