Easy Brown Fried Rice
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5 from 1 vote

Easy Brown Fried Rice

 The quick and easy way to prepare brown fried rice with my favorite gadget...the Instant Pot.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indo-Chinese
Keyword: fried rice, instant pot
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 220kcal
Author: Uma Srinivas


  • 2 cups of brown rice parboiled
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • ½ cup cubed carrots
  • 1 medium-size red onions
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce or use tamari
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 ½ cup water


  • Add sesame oil to the inner pot. Press sauté (IP duo) when oil is hot add garlic stirring constantly for 1 minute.
  • Add onions, stirring constantly for 1 minute.
  • Add carrots and stirring constantly for 30 seconds. Add frozen peas.
  • Add red chili powder, black pepper and stirring constantly for 1 minute.
  • Add parboiled brown rice, vegetable broth or water, salt. Stirring constantly for 30 seconds.
  • Close the lid of the instant pot. Turn the steam release handle to “ sealing” position. Press pressure cooking and set the time for 10-12 minutes of pressure cooking.
  • When time is up open the lid using natural release.
  • Enjoy brown fried rice!


Nutrition Facts
Easy Brown Fried Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 220
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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