Vegetarian Egg Fried Rice


Serving Size:
1 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian


  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger root
  • 1 cup fresh carrots
  • 1 cup yellow onion
  • 1 cup extra firm tofu
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 cup green onions
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 4 cups rice, cooked


  1. Mince garlic and ginger root. Slice carrots. Dice yellow onion and tofu. Chop cilantro and green onions.
  2. Beat eggs then sauté in a skillet like an omelet. Chop cooked eggs into pieces and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in skillet over moderate heat. Stir in garlic, ginger, carrots, yellow onion, tofu, peas, and dry mustard.
  4. When carrots are softened, add rice, chopped eggs and soy sauce. Mix, and turn off heat.
  5. Stir in cilantro and green onions.

Helpful hints

  • Basmati rice has a better glycemic profile than other types of white rice. It is also lower in phosphorus than brown rice.
  • To reduce cholesterol you can use 1-1/2 cups low-cholesterol egg substitute to replace the 6 eggs.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 343

Protein 15 g

Carbohydrates 37 g

Fat 15 g

Cholesterol 212 mg

Sodium 238 mg

Potassium 350 mg

Phosphorus 230 mg

Calcium 83 mg

Fiber 3.2 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1-1/2 meat
  • 2 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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