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Cooking Rice

If you do not have a rice cooker or maybe the electricity is off and you wish to cook rice. You can cook it in a pot using the following method. People used to cook rice the following way when rice cooker was not invented.

Ingredients:

  1. Rice 1 cup
  2. Water 3 to 4 cups

Method:

  1. Pour the rice in a pot, pour water and wash the rice.
  2. Fill water in the rice pot and boil it till the rice is tender.
  3. Drain out excess water.
  4. Simmer this on very low flame for 1 minute.
  5. The rice is ready to be served.

Vegetables

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Maggi Noodles in Vegetables

Ingredients

  1. 1 packet maggi noodles
  2. 1/4  capsicum
  3. 1 clove garlic paste
  4. 1/4 of an eggplant
  5. 1/4 of a carrot
  6. 2 long beans
  7. 1/4 onion
  8. 2 tbsp butter

Method

  1. Use a vegetable peeler to take off the skin of the carrot, wash the carrot and cut it into small pieces.
  2. Take off the onion skin with a knife and cut it into small cubes.
  3. Wash the capsicum, eggplant and beans, cut it into small pieces.
  4. Soak the maggi noodles in hot water for 2 minutes and drain out all the water.
  5. Heat butter and add garlic, eggplant and carrots, fry this till tender.
  6. Add beans and capsicum, stirr for 2 minutes and add maggi noodles and sprinkle the noodles flavour.
  7. Cook for 2 minutes and serve hot on a bed of lettuce.
  8. Fiji Indian style Maggi Noodles Recipe in Vegetables is ready.

Note:

  • If you do not have any one of the above mentioned vegetable you can still make this dish.
  • If you do not like the maggi noodles flavour than you can add salt instead.
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Chicken Chow Mein

Ingredients:

  1. Chicken diced 2cm cubes
  2. Oil
  3. Garlic paste
  4. Ginger paste
  5. Salt
  6. Chow Mein Noodles
  7. Beans slices
  8. Celery finely chopped
  9. Carrots finely chopped
  10. Chinese Salt
  11. Soy Sauce
  12. Corn Flour

Method:

  1. Heat water and pour it on the chow-mein noodle. Drain the water after 5 minutes.
  2. Heat 1/4 tsp oil, add boiled noodles and sprinkle some say sauce. Toss this over heat for 2 minutes and keep it aside.
  3. In a frypan heat oil, add garlic,  ginger and onion cook for few seconds and add sugar and mix.
  4. Add chicken mix well and cook till tender and water is evaporated.
  5. Add all the vegetables and cook on high heat for 2 minutes.
  6. Add prepared Noodles, salt, chinese salt and soy sauce and mix well. Cook on low heat for 2 minutes and serve.

This Recipe was supplied to me by my friend Ashika

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Chicken Fried Rice

Ingredients:

  1. Chicken diced 2cm cubes
  2. Oil
  3. Garlic paste
  4. Ginger paste
  5. Salt
  6. Cooked Rice
  7. Long beans finely chopped
  8. Celery finely chopped
  9. Carrots finely chopped
  10. Brown sugar 1 stp
  11. 1 Egg
  12. Chinese Salt
  13. Soy Sauce

Method:

  1. Cook Rice (should not be sticky but fluffy) and separate the grains.
  2. In a frypan heat oil, add garlic,  ginger and onion cook for few seconds and add sugar and mix.
  3. Add egg and keep stirring till fried.
  4. Add chicken mix well and cook till tender and water is evaporated.
  5. Add all the vegetables and cook on high heat for 2 minutes.
  6. Add rice, salt, chinese salt and soy sauce and mix well. Cook on low heat for 4 minutes and serve.
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Chicken Chop Suey

Ingredients:

  1. Chopped chicken 1 kg
  2. Carrots 2 large
  3. Celery 2 stalks
  4. Chinese salt 1/2 tsp
  5. Salt
  6. Oil
  7. Chinese cabbage
  8. Ginger paste
  9. Garlic Paste
  10. 1 large Onion
  11. Corn flour 3 tsp
  12. Soy Sauce
  13. Long Beans

Extra:

  1. 1 tsp oil
  2. 1/4 tsp ginger paste
  3. 1/4 tsp garlic paste

Method:

  1. Chop the chicken into 2 cm cubes. If u have boneless chicken than its even better. Wash it.
  2. Use a vegetable peeler to take off a thin layer of skin off the carrot. Wash the carrots and cut it into 2 inches long pieces.
  3. Wash the celery and cut it into small cubes of less than 1 cm.
  4. Take off the skin from the onion and cut it into thin round pieces.
  5. Cut the beans into 1 inch long strips.
  6. Heat oil and add ginger and garlic and fry till lightly brown.
  7. Add chicken and fry this till cooked and put it aside.
  8. In a fry pan heat 1 tsp oil.
  9. Add ginger and garlic stirr it and add carrots and bean. stirr this for 4 to 5 minutes.
  10. Add celery and chinese cabbage. Cook for 1 minute over high heat.
  11. Now add cooked chicken and salt to the vegetables and mix it.
  12. In a bowl mix corn flour to 1/2 cup of water. Pour this mixture to cooking vegetable and meat.
  13. Add chinese salt cook for a minute and serve with rice/roti/noodles/cassava/dalo etc.

This Recipe was supplied to me by my friend Ashika.

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