Fried rice made with long-grained rice, carrots, onions, and other ingredients is our quintessential guilty pleasure. No matter what type of fried rice you love, your love for it remains the same. The flavour of fried rice has indeed captured our hearts and made us keep wanting it every time. National Fried Rice Day is celebrated on 20th September every year and why not! 

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Let us dig into a bit of history. If some legends are to be believed, the first fried rice is said to have appeared in the Sui Dynasty of China and it is believed that all the fried rice versions have their origin in Chinese fried rice. Benihana, the first Japanese teppanyaki restaurant, started celebrating fried rice day in 2018 to appreciate this much-celebrated meal. This dish is quite popular in other parts of the world as well. Let us show you some fried rice avatars that you must know on this happy day. Have a look! 

Pineapple Fried Rice 

Pineapple is one the most versatile fruits and we cannot disagree on this. Be it raita or pizza, pineapple has aced it, and now, you can have it in the fried rice as well. Pineapple not only makes the rice delicious but they are super easy to make. Try it the next time.  

Shrimp Fried Rice 

Made with fresh shrimp, rice, carrots, onions, and other veggies, this fried rice version is the best in the non-veg category. Believe me! Besides, it is easy to make. Shrimp fried rice is the best thing to be served to your friends and family. 

Cauliflower Fried Rice 

Trust me guys, this will make your mother happy as you would finally be eating cauliflower for the first time in your life. And eating cauliflower that too in fried rice will never taste so good. It doesn’t take much of your effort and gets ready in no time. 

Baked Fried Brown Rice 

Would you believe us if we say that you don’t even have to fry your fried rice? Yes, you can bake it actually. With added veggies and spices, it tastes the best. Must try for all fitness enthusiasts out there.  

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Teriyaki Chicken Fried Rice 

Teriyaki chicken is the best, especially when it appears on a bed of flavorful rice. What else do you want?  This concoction of chicken, cooked rice, and veggies coated with teriyaki sauce makes a tasty and soulful dinner.

Let us celebrate this National Fried Rice by making any of these versions. Let us know which one you liked the most!