Last updated February 1, 2019 by Lisa Richards, CNC

Veggie Nasi Goreng

Nasi goreng

This Indonesian dish has lots of flavor and is a really tasty way to eat lots of nutritious vegetables during your Candida treatment. It’s high in fiber, rich in micronutrients, and a tasty way to improve your gut health.

This recipe is designed for the later stages of the Candida diet, and so it includes rice and carrots which are both on the list of “maybe” foods. If you wish, you can adjust the recipe to substitute in other vegetables and perhaps some quinoa instead of the rice.

In Indonesian and Malay, Nasi Goreng literally just means “fried rice.” But in practice it usually refers to dishes that include fried pre-cooked rice, soy sauce, tamarind, and other flavors. This version is a little different, with more of a savory flavor, no soy sauce, and less of the sweetness from the tamarind.

4.43 from 7 votes
Nasi goreng
Veggie Nasi Goreng
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 439 kcal
Author: Lisa Richards
  • ½ cup uncooked wild or brown rice
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 2 red onions
  • 1 carrot, sliced with a potato peeler
  • 2 red chilies
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 spring onions, cut lengthwise
  • Handful of cilantro
  • 4 Tbsp. sesame oil
  • Salt
  1. Cook rice as directed and set aside.
  2. Scramble the eggs in a wok (or frying pan if you don’t have one) and also set these aside.
  3. Blend one onion, half a chili the and garlic in a food processor to make a paste.
  4. Add the sesame oil and and the paste to your wok and fry for 3 minutes.
  5. Next, add the thinly sliced onion, red chilies, yellow peppers and carrot, and cook for another 3 minutes.
  6. Now add the rice for a further 2 minutes, then the eggs, spring onion and cilantro for another minute.
  7. Now you’re done and its ready to serve!

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  1. Melissa says:

    Is Brown Rice allowed in the Program? I didn’t see it in the list of “Allowed Foods”

    1. Lisa Richards says:

      Its OK in the later stages of the diet.

  2. 5 stars
    Yummmmmmmm!!! I added some zucchini and chicken and it was great! Super yummy and pretty easy too! Even my fast food loving husband ate it all up and loved it!

  3. Lila says:

    5 stars
    This was fantastic-thank you!

  4. Kat says:

    5 stars
    Flavorful and delicious

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