Egg Rice

Khao Pad Rice

This time on Bengali New year we decided to try some new food.So we went to a restaurant near Seven Bunglows ,Andheri in Mumbai named “Dimsum”.We had Khao pad  rice with Honkong chilly chicken over Dinner in the same restaurant.While the flavours are still fresh I wanted to cook the dish once so made it the next day with a side dish of prawns.
It is a Thai style stir fried rice typical of central Thai cuisine .In Thai, khao means “rice” and phat means stir fried


  1. 2 eggs, beaten
  2. 1 lime, quartered(juice)
  3. Carrots ,capsicum ,cabbage cut into strips
  4. 1 tomato,quartered
  5. 4 cloves of garlic, minced,
  6. Ginger 1 inch julienne
  7. pre-cooked rice 2 cups
  8. 4 tablespoons oil
  9. 2 tablespoons soy sauce,2 tbs red chilly sauce
  10. 2 tablespoons Fish sauce(If you don’t have don’t worry.Without it also the dish tastes  great)
  11. Red chilly, chopped
  12. Salt and ground white pepper

  1. Parboil the rice and strain.
  2. Add oil in the wok and fry the ginger and garlic julienne and take out,keep aside.
  3. In the oil shallow fry the vegetables till tender and then take it out from wok and keep aside
  4. Add the parboiled rice in the wok    and make a well in the center with the spoon or stirrer.
  5. in the well add the beaten eggs and cook on slow heat till the eggs become little white on the top.The more it is cooked better but take care the rice doesn’t burn or stick to the bottom of the wok.You can cover it preferably.
  6. Once the eggs are little cooked stir the rice and mix it thoroughly.
  7. Add the fried vegetables,fried ginger garlic and  tomato ,red chilies and stir.
  8. Add soy sauce,red chilly sauce ,pepper,fish sauce and lime juice.
  9. Stir and mix it well with the rice
  10. Add salt and sugar according to taste.
  11. Garnish with spring onions and serve with any side dish like Honkong Chilly prawn.


Indrani Sen is a teacher,lecturer in Information Technology/Computer Science for the past 12 years. She has authored 4 text books in Information Technology.
She is passionate about cooking and loves to blog about food and travel.This blog is like my baby as I have built it from scratch by myself with little help from colleagues ,friends and of course Google.

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