Asian rice with mushrooms

Asian rice with mushrooms is considered to be a rather tasty dish, which can be appreciated by Asians as well as the representatives of the European and American parts of the planet. You can modify it a bit. It is not difficult in fact.

List of required products:

  • 2 glasses of long grain rice;
  • 20-30 g of dry shiitake mushrooms;
  • 2 different colored sweet paprika;
  • 1 small eggplant;
  • 200 g of fresh or frozen green peas;
  • 1 large onion;
  • 1 large carrot;
  • 2 tbsp. of vegetable oil;
  • a third of cinnamon sticks;
  • 1 tsp. black peppercorns;
  • 5-6 boxes of cardamom;
  • sea ​​salt;
  • fish or soy sauce for serving.

Begin to cook


  1. Soak rice in a bit hot water for 2 hours. Then put it into over a sieve, place a sieve over a saucepan half filled with boiling water, and close the lid. Steam until it is cooked. Usually it takes about 25 minutes.
  2. Mushrooms should be soaked in warm water for 30 minutes. Throw them into a colander, remove the legs, thinly cut the cap.
  3. Onions and carrots are peeled and sliced thinly. Take sweet pepper and remove the core and stems. Zucchini and peppers are cut into small cubes.
  4. Take out the seeds of cardamom from the boxes, pound them in a mortar, together with black pepper and cinnamon broken into small pieces.
  5. In a frying pan, heat the oil, fry the vegetables together with the mushrooms over medium heat, stirring, until golden brown color appearance. As a rule it takes 10 minutes.
  6. For a couple of minutes before the readiness, pour the peas and the spices in the mortar. Mix ready rice with fish or soy sauce, mushrooms and vegetables. Serve everything immediately.

Asian rice with mushrooms

Asian rice with mushrooms