Nasi Goreng (Veg Fried Rice)

Cooks in: 10 Minutes Serves: 2 People

Nasi Goreng is a popular stir fried rice of Bali, Indonesia. The cooked and cooled rice is mixed with loads of veggies or meat and spices. I used cooked Little Millet for this recipe and it was ready in 10 minutes with full of flavours!


  • 2 Cups precooked and cooled Little Millet/Samai
  • 1/2 Cup each (carrots, cabbage, capsicum, beans, spring Onions)
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh green peas
  • 1/4 Cup Chopped Shallots/Onion
  • 1.5 Tbsp Chopped garlic cloves
  • 3 Tsp each ( Water, oil)
  • 1 Tsp Soya Sauce
  • 1/2 Tsp each (Sugar, Salt, Pepper)
  • 1/2 Tsp each (Tamarind Paste, Chilli Sauce)
  • 1 Slit Green Chilli


  1. In a 2 Ltr Cooker add as follows:
  2. Layer 1: Water, Oil
  3. Layer 2: Chopped Shallots, Garlic cloves
  4. Layer 3: Green Chilli, Beans, carrots, capsicum, cabbage, peas and spring onion
  5. Layer 4: Sugar, Salt, Pepper, Soya sauce, Chilli sauce Tamarind paste
  6. Cook on high for 2 Whistles. Release Pressure. Mix in 2 Cups of cooked millet. Keep covered for 5 minutes.
  7. Aromatic Nasi Goreng ready!

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1. Kodo/Foxtail/Barnyard Millets can also be used for this recipe.

2. To cook perfect non mushy millet, check my post Millet Rice  .

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    1. Hi Bhagya,
      Glad to know that nasi goreng turned out yummy. If you have a picture please share it via FB messenger. I’ll publish it on Millet table page.

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