Wali wa Kukaanga – Kenyan Fried Rice

Fried Rice


4 cups cold or warm cooked Rice
4 tablespoon oil for stir frying
2-3 Eggs
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 handful fresh peas
Salt and pepper to taste
1 fresh tomato for garnishing


In a bowl, lightly beat the eggs with salt and pepper
Heat wok or frying pan over high heat and add oil. Once the oil is heated, add chopped onions and garlic and fry till light brown. Stir in peas and Cook for about 1 Minute. Now add eggs while stirring quickly to scramble eggs with the peas, add the rice and stir fry for a few minutes

Serve hot and garnish with a fresh tomato


Other vegetable like baby carrots or paprika may also be used in this menu
For an Asian taste, soy or oyster sauce may be added

27 thoughts on “Wali wa Kukaanga – Kenyan Fried Rice

  1. hey
    love the recipes..just came across your blog. So, do these peas have to be boiled first?

    1. admin

      Hello Nikita,
      Thank you for stopping by… you can boil the peas first yes but i normally don’t do it since they’ll be cooked on the process of deep frying the samosas.. Enjoy Cooking..
      Best Regards..

  2. This meal was fantastic .your site is now my number one recipe encyclopedia.this should be a hoysehold blog in kenya .good wishes of success

    1. admin

      Hello Agnes,
      Welcome on Board :-).. yes I also have a Facebook page by the same name.
      Happy Cooking.

  3. this rice is so good.i gave my clients this dish with chicken curry with bit of cayenne pepper n they were very happy regards to your blog

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