2 cups of brown rice or Ofada rice(Nigerian brown rice)
2 cups of mixed vegetables or (you can prepare the vegetables by cutting up 5 medium size carrots, plus a cup of green peas)
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon black pepper
3 median onions (chopped)
4 cups chicken stock or 2 sock cubes
4 table spoon of olive oil
-Wash rice to remove any dirt, set aside in a colander or sieve to drain leftover water.
-Pour the oil into a pot over medium heat.when the oil is hot add some of the salt, thyme, curry and black pepper, stir all together, add the cut onions. –Allow to cook for about 1- 2 minutes until the onions are transparent.
-Add the rice, chicken stock or the cubes melted in water. You can add more water enough to enable the rice cook but firm. After 15 minutes of cooking add the vegetables, stir into the rice making sure it is all mixed together.
Allow to cook for another 30 minutes and your fried rice is ready.
You can add fried chicken or cow liver chopped and fried with the spices and onions before adding the rice. Please note this fried rice a healthy alternative.