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Vegetarian Nasi Goreng

with Scrambled Eggs
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Vegetarian Nasi Goreng

Vegetarian Nasi Goreng - An Indonesian classic made vegetarian

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Health Score:
9,9 / 10
1 hr

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Nutritional values

This spicy fried rice with plenty of vegetables contains several vitamins and minerals in considerable amounts, especially magnesium.

If you are allergic to peanuts or if you want to save a few calories, simply leave the nuts out.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie673 kcal(32 %)
Protein26 g(27 %)
Fat31 g(27 %)
Carbohydrates69 g(46 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage17.5 g(58 %)
Vitamin A2.1 mg(263 %)
Vitamin D1.8 μg(9 %)
Vitamin E11 mg(92 %)
Vitamin B₁0.7 mg(70 %)
Vitamin B₂0.5 mg(45 %)
Niacin12.7 mg(106 %)
Vitamin B₆1.2 mg(86 %)
Folate164 μg(55 %)
Pantothenic acid3.3 mg(55 %)
Biotin41.4 μg(92 %)
Vitamin B₁₂1.2 μg(40 %)
Vitamin C114 mg(120 %)
Potassium1,214 mg(30 %)
Calcium276 mg(28 %)
Magnesium221 mg(74 %)
Iron9.6 mg(64 %)
Iodine34 μg(17 %)
Zinc4.1 mg(51 %)
Saturated fatty acids5.1 g
Uric acid276 mg
Cholesterol238 mg
Development of this recipe:


4 ounces
2 carrots
1 red Bell pepper
1 zucchini
1 stalk Leeks
2 small onions
2 garlic
1 piece fresh ginger
1 ounce roasted Shelled peanut
2 eggs
2 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 teaspoons Sambal oelek
3 ounces Peas (frozen)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Wok (or pan), 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Whisk, 1 Pot (with lid), 1 Measuring cups, 1 Kitchen towel, 1 Small bowl, 1 Fork, 1 Plate

Preparation steps

Vegetarian Nasi Goreng preparation step 1

Add rice with approximately 1 cup of water and a pinch of salt to a pot and bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook uncovered over low heat until almost all the liquid has been absorbed, stirring occasionally, about 15 minutes.

Vegetarian Nasi Goreng preparation step 2

Meanwhile, rinse, peel and slice the carrots. Cut pepper into quarters, remove seeds, rinse and cut into strips. Rinse and dry the zucchini, cut in half lengthwise and cut into thin slices. Cut leeks lengthwise and rinse dirt from inner rings. Cut into thin rings.

Vegetarian Nasi Goreng preparation step 3

Peel the onions and cut into strips. Peel and chop garlic. Peel and cut ginger root into strips.

Vegetarian Nasi Goreng preparation step 4

Place a kitchen towel between the rice and lid. Reduce the heat to the lowest possible level and cook rice for another 10-12 minutes.

Vegetarian Nasi Goreng preparation step 5

Meanwhile, chop peanuts coarsely with a large knife.

Vegetarian Nasi Goreng preparation step 6

Whisk the eggs in a small bowl with soy sauce and 2 tablespoons water. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a wok or a frying pan. Add egg mixture to hot pan and fry to desired firmness.

Vegetarian Nasi Goreng preparation step 7

Remove pot with rice from heat and let stand covered for about 7 minutes. Remove lid, then fluff with a fork.

Vegetarian Nasi Goreng preparation step 8

Heat remaining oil in wok or pan. Add onions, carrots, pepper, zucchini and leek, and fry stirring constantly for 2-3 minutes. Add garlic and ginger and fry for another 2 minutes. Remove vegetables from heat and add to scrambled eggs.


Fry the cooked rice in a wok or frying pan over high heat. Stir in sambal oelek and peas.


Combine cooked vegetables and scrambled eggs with rice and reheat. Season with salt and pepper, sprinkle with peanuts and serve.