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Fried Forbidden Rice (Easy Chinese Fried Rice Recipe With Black Rice )

4.30 from 4 votes

Forbidden Black Rice is yet another of my experiments with the nutty flavored black rice which turns a deep purple once cooked. It made me fall in love with it once again.
Quick, easy-to-prepare and heavenly in taste, this one is a must-try.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsBrunch, Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Taste Salty, Spicy
Servings 2


  • 2 cup black rice cooked
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp heaped brown sugar
  • 1 tsp light soy sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup carrot finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup spring onions finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Take the vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, chili powder, 2 pinch salt and 3 tsp water in a cup. Mix well.
  • Heat a skillet. Add the sesame oil.
  • Once oil is hot, thrown in the garlic and let it release it's aroma.
  • Add the vegetable and saute on high for 2 mins.
  • Add the sauce and cook for a minute.
  • Stir in the cooked black rice. Adjust salt. Stir fry on high for 2-3 mins.
  • Remove from the flame and serve hot with some fried tofu.

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4.30 from 4 votes

Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 734 kcal | Carbohydrates: 150 g | Protein: 16 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3 g | Sodium: 204 mg | Potassium: 562 mg | Fiber: 8 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 3805 IU | Vitamin C: 6 mg | Calcium: 73 mg | Iron: 3 mg

Sweta Biswal
Sweta Biswal

From authentic recipes from Odisha to low calorie delights, I blog and share it. It is a reflection of my healthy eating and living habits.

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