May 23, 2013

Pineapple Fried Rice-Thai Recipe

Pineapple chunks-1cup 
Cooked Basmati rice(leave for an hour or more in the refrigerator uncovered)- 3 cups
Extra virgin olive oil - 3 tblspn
Vegetables-1/4 cup  
Shallots-2( finely chopped) 
Garlic cloves -3(finely chopped )
Green chili-2 thinly sliced
Dried crushed chili (chili flakes)-1 tspn  
Frozen peas - 1/2 cup
Small carrot grated-1/4 cup (optional) 
Rainsins - 1/4 cup
Roasted unsalted whole cashews-1/4 cup
Spring onions-3(finely sliced)
Fresh coriander-1/4 cup
Soy sauce-3tspn
Curry powder-2tspn
Salt to taste
1.Mix 1 Tbsp oil with the rice and set aside.
2.In a small bowl stir soy sauce and curry powder together.Keep aside.
3.Heat oil in a pan.
4.Add shallots, garlic, and green chili, stir-frying until fragrant (1 minute).
5.Add the carrot (if using) and peas. Stir-fry 1-2 minutes.
6.Now add the rice, pineapple chunks,crushed red chilli ,currents and cashews.
7.Drizzle the soy sauce mixed with curry powder over and gently stir-fry to combine over medium-high to high heat about 5 to 8 minutes.
8.Remove from heat. Do a taste-test for salt and add if necessary.
Top with spring onions and coriander.


  1. I simply love Thai food especially this fried rice, cooked in an authentic Thai style. The pineapples are explosion when eaten with the rice.

  2. can i know why 1 tablespoon oil mixed with rice?
    I'm ur new follower...

    1. This will prevent rice sticking together while stir frying.
      Thanks for following Satya..

  3. Thai my fav and this is in my to do list for sometime.

    Looks so tempting and love the colour of it.

  4. Never tasted this though its available here in SG, sounds great