Tuesday, 27 December 2011

Singaporean Rice

II'll be sharing a recipe for Singaporian rice with u today,
and i'm not even sure if there is such thing as Singaporian Rice in Singapore :D
But I made it today, And enjoyed every bite of it.

This is not my recipe, its a recipe by a great chef/designer and the person who inspires me to cook
Farah Jahanzeb Khan.
You can check out her group here.
I've adjusted the recipe and the ingredients slightly to suit my taste.

This recipe has a lot of prepping and a lot of steps, 
you'll have to be in the kitchen for a long period of time. 
But in the end, when you are done and you come to table for dinner, you'll be happy
and when you can a bite of this, you'll want to make it again !! :D

So yea that sums it up to how delicious this dish really it !

Ingredients :
(For the Gravy)
1/2 kg of boneless chicken
1 inch piece of ginger
5-6 cloves of garlic
1 cup of tomato puree
4-5 tbsp of tomato ketchup
2 tbsp of Soy Sauce
1 tbsp of Worcestershire Sauce
1 tbsp of Vinegar
Salt to taste
1 1/2 tbsp of Red Chili flakes (adjust according to taste) (Farah Jahanzeb used Paprika powder instead of this)
1/2 tsp White Pepper
2 tbsp of Brown sugar
2 cups of Chicken Stock
1/2 tsp of Chinese Salt
2-3 Green Chilies (sliced)

(For the Rice)
750 gms of Rice.
1/2 tsp of Ginger Garlic paste
Green part of about 4 Spring Onions
1 Carrot
1 Capsicum
1 tbsp of Soy Sauce
1 tbsp of Chili sauce
1 tbsp of Vinegar
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp of freshly ground Black Pepper
1/2 tsp of Chinese Salt

(For the Vegetable Stir fry)
1 Capsicum
1 Carrots
1 Onions
(you can use any veges you like, like cauliflower, cabbage, corn)

(For the Mayo Sauce)
1/2 cup of Mayonnaise
1 tbsp of Chili Sauce
Salt to taste
1/4 tsp of Black pepper

Spaghetti : 1/2 packet boiled.
Fry 3-4 cloves of garlic till golden.


(For the Gravy)

Cut Chicken in cubes

Roughly chop ginger and garlic.

Heat a little oil in a wok, stir fry chicken with a pinch of salt and black pepper

...when cooked, take out and keep aside.

In the same wok heat around 2 tbsp of oil, add ginger garlic. When fragrant...

...add tomato puree, tomato ketchup..

...salt, red chili flakes, white pepper, Chinese salt, brown sugar...

...soy sauce, vinegar, Worcestershire Sauce. Mix.

And let cook for 2 3 minutes.

Add chicken stock and the fried chicken (taste and adjust seasoning at this point). Cook till thick and delicious.

In the end add sliced green chilies. 
The gravy is DONE !! yay !!

(For the Rice)

Boil rice. Drain and keep aside.

finely dice the vegetables.

Heat about 3-4 tbsp of oil in a pan. Add ginger garlic paste. Saute till fragrant.

Add the vegetable and fry on high heat for a minute. Add the sauces, salt, black pepper and chinese salt.

Add the rice and mix.

(For the Vegetable Stir fry)

Cut the vegetables as desired :D

Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a wok, add the vegetables and stir fry with a pinch of salt on high heat. 

(For the Mayo Sauce)

Add everything in a bowl

and mix !!! 

Now for Assembling.

Fill the rice on the base in the dish in which you are going to serve

...than a layer of chicken gravy..

...Stir fried vegetables...

... spaghetti...

Fried garlic..

Mayo sauce...

Top it of with sev if you like.


Tips : You want everything to be hot at the time you serve than this is how you'd proceed.
1st : Boil the spaghetti and rice.
2nd :  while they are boiling chop up your veges and everything.
3rd : make the gravy.
4th : make the mayo sauce.
(these steps can be done like an hour or two before serving)

Now you have to work fast.
5th : make the rice base.
6th : heat the gravy while you are making the rice.
7th : stir fry veges and directly add on top.
8th : heat the boiled spaghetti in the microwave for a minute and add.
9th : fry the garlic and add.

Submitting this recipe at Midweek Fiesta.

Sharing this post with Thursday Treasures


  1. This looks amazingg... but I have a question...
    which I've always had for this dish...
    wouldn't spaghetti and rice together be just plain weird?
    I've always wondered that because I can never imagine having the two together... EVER!

    1. could be heavy instead of weird

  2. @Anonymoushehe :D i know what you mean, i used to think the same thing. But they work so well together in this dish that you'd be surprised !!
    do try it and tell me how it turns out and how u like it !

  3. wow..seems to be a lot of work for the rice but it looks super delicious!

  4. Salivating here, super delicious singaporian rice..

  5. the step by step photos are great, i really love seeing it come together.
    i've never had this singaporian rice, but now i want to try it! it looks wonderful

  6. Looks so delicious. Thanks a lot for linking withMidweek Fiesta
    Hope to see you on this Wednesday too

  7. Oh My! This looks Delicious! Thank you so much for sharing on Thursday's Treasures! Hope to see you soon! <3 and Hugs!

  8. Hi Sidra my question is can u tell me how to make chicken stock in an easy way, I really like ur recipe I will try it

    1. Hi Areej !!
      You can use chicken cube or chicken powder, dissolve it in hot water and you're done ! you have your chicken stock

  9. it seems to be really diliciuos nd unique
    i ll difinitly try out this

  10. Hey sidra can i use white sugar instead of.brown?

  11. Well the sphagetti and vegetables can be mixed together to give the noodles a bit of flavour otherwise the top level of the dish will be bland.

  12. i tried dis yesterday.. it was awesomee alhumdullilaah:) thnx for sharing:)

  13. hey check out this food blog

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  15. My sister in law always makes this using ur recipe and we all are crazy about it...and i am making it right now!! =)
    Its comes out great!
    Thanks for sharing! <3

  16. Nice Information,thanks for sharing friend...


  17. Wow! this looks really mouthwatering and anything made with rice i always enjoy eating. Once i found Singaporean Rice Recipe in Urdu and made it at home it turned out to be deliciously yummy, this is one of the Pakistani cooking recipes. Thank you so much for sharing one of the best Pakistani recipes in Urdu.

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