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Tri Capsicum Chinese Fried Rice

VegCookBook by Praveena
Quick fix family friendly Dinner recipe made within 15 mins which is Vegan and Gluten free. Both methods for Instant pot & stove top included.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 2 people


  • WOK / Frying pan (for stove-top method)
  • Instant Pot or Electric Pressure Cooker (for IP method)


  • 1 cup Yellow Capsicum / Bell-Pepper  (pieces)
  • 1 cup Red Capsicum / Bell-Pepper (pieces)
  • 1 cup Green Capsicum / Bell-Pepper  (pieces)
  • 1 cup Basmati Rice (uncooked)
  • 3 count Spring Onions (along with greens)
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Soya Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Green Chilli Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic (optional) (minced)
  • as per taste Salt
  • teaspoon Black Peppercorn Powder/ Miriyala Podi (freshly ground)
  • 4 tablespoons Fresh Coriander Leaves (finely chopped)



  • Firstly, get the basmati rice cooked in a non-sticky manner. Keep aside. 
    Get the basmati rice cooked, Here is my detailed post about cooking perfect rice >> How to cook rice perfectly (Instant Pot, Stove top)
    spread it on a plate for 15 mins, to make it cold & reduce the wetness. So that the fried rice wouldn't turn sticky.
  • Chop the spring onions into tiny pieces set aside.


  • Put a pan/vessel on stove top under medium flame
  • Add the oil and let it heat. Then, add the chopped ginger, chopped garlic (optional) and ¾ th of the chopped spring onions.
  • Toss them for 30 sec and add the pieces of (all 3 colours) Capsicum/ Bell Peppers to the same pan.
  • Add salt (for whole of the fried rice) , and stir fry them for just 2-3 mins. 
    Now, add the soy sauce, green chilli sauce, black peppercorn powder.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of chopped coriander to the same pan. 
    Give everything a gentle mix,and let it be for 30 sec.
  • Now, add the cooked basmati rice to the pan.
    Add half of the chopped coriander and gently stir/toss/mix everything but thoroughly. 
    Let it be on flame for 1 more min and then switch the flame off.
  • Transfer into serving dish, garnish with the remaining spring onion greens and chopped coriander. Done!!


  • Switch the gadget ON, select SAUTE mode for 5 mins.
    From the next step, follow the ABOVE STOVETOP METHOD instructions from 'ADD OIL' in the firs pic to the last step. 
    Let the Gadget be on Sauté Mode, until the rice warms up. Later, switch OFF the Instant Pot. 
  • Transfer into serving dish, garnish with the remaining spring onion greens and chopped coriander. Done!!


Please see the MAIN POST for step wise pics and tips!
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