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Fried Rice Recipe

This is a typical pakistani fried rice recipe.


  • 400 gm Rice
  • 100 gm Ghee or butter
  • 65 gms onion
  • 2 gms cinnamon
  • 2 gms Bay leaf
  • 1 gm peppercorns
  • 6 gms Salt

How to make Pakistani Fried Rice:

  • Heat the ghee in a large saucepan and add the finely sliced onion.
  • Fry till golden brown, remove from the pan and keep aside.
  • To the hot fat, add the washed and drained rice and the spices.
  • Keep stirring and fry for 4-5 minutes till the rice appears glazed. Add salt and boiling water an inch above the rice.
  • Boil and simmer till the water is almost absorbed and then put into a very slow oven at 250 degree and leave for 20-25 minutes till the rice is cooked.
  • Serve garnished with fried onions. Hard-boiled eggs cut in slices may also be used as a garnish.

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