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Thai pineapple fried rice

Thai pineapple fried rice

Khao pad sapparod
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Dish, Traditional
Cuisine Asian, Autumn, Fusion, gluten free, International, Kids choice, One pot, Summer, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
Servings 4 people


for cooking rice

  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 3 cups drinking water

vegetables needed

  • 1 small Onion ( I use a white onion)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup carrots (diced)
  • 1/2 cup peas ( I have used frozen peas)
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper (capsicum)
  • 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper (capsicum colours)
  • 1/2 cup Pineapple (diced)


  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tsp curry powder ( asian one, not indian)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper powder

other ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cashew nuts (dry roasted, you can use 1/4 cup if you dont like so much) )
  • 1 tbsp spring onions chopped
  • 1/4 tbsp coriander leaves ( optional)


To cook rice

  • Wash and soak the rice in the 3 cups of water for half hour and the cook it with the same water
  • I have used my rice cooker to cook this rice. A day-old rice is best suited for all the fried rices as the moisture is well absorbed.

to make the fried rice

  • Clean wash chop and prepare the vegetables
    khao pad sapparaod
  • Prepare a wok and add the oil into the wok in medium to high heat
  • As the oil starts to heat up add the garlic and onions and give it a quick stir fry.
  • Add all the other vegetables except the pineapples and stir fry them.
    vegan fried rice
  • Now add the cashew nuts, curry powder and the pineapple and stir fry that too.
  • Add in the rice and toss well
  • Add the soy sauce and pepper and stir into the rice. Taste test and add salt if needed.
  • Stir fry for another two minutes and garnish with spring onions and coriander leaves
  • Serve warm and enjoy with family
    Thai pineapple fried rice


If you like to serve this in the pineapple itself scoop out the pineapple first and use that pineapple pieces in this fried rice. The place that shells in the oven for 10 minutes at 180 degree and I promise you that the house will be smelling so beautiful of the fried rice with pineapple.
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