I love the challenge to use leftover items into preparing something new and fresh meal. This time I used leftover rice to prepare crunchy and crisp rice ball snacks. This recipe called Cheesy Rice balls which are deep fried snack and prepared with rice, onion, cheese and spices. It’s really superb and easy to make. This is a perfect meal which you can give your child in lunchbox or when comes back from school or play ground as an appetizer. I love the addition of cheese in this recipe which is favorite ingredient of kids. For me it’s the best use of leftover cooked rice, you can add vegetables in this recipe for making healthier snack.
Preparation Time: 12 Minutes
Cooking Time: 15 Minutes
Category: Leftover Recipes
2 Cup Leftover Boiled Rice
2 Small Onion, chopped
1/3 Cup Cheese, grated
2 Tbsp. Gram Flour
2 Green Chili, chopped
1 Tsp. Ginger, grated
2 Tbsp. Green Coriander, chopped
1/2 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
Red Chili Powder to taste
Salt to taste
2 Tbsp. Cornflour
Pinch of Salt
Water for batter
Oil for deep frying
Take boiled and leftover rice in separate bowl and mash them.
Add chopped onion, green chili, ginger and coriander and mix well.
Add cheese, salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder and gram flour, mix well.
Prepare dough consistency mixture and divide into equal portions and prepares into round shaped balls.
Mix the cornflour, salt and enough water to prepare batter. Dip the every ball in batter and toss into bread crumbs and keep aside in plate.
Heat the sufficient oil in non-stick and deep fry them until to golden and crisp balls on low flame.
Drain them into kitchen towel and serve hot with green chutney.
You can add boiled vegetables also to enhance the taste and for healthier version like grated carrot, boiled peas.
Adjust the spices and chili quantity as per tastebuds.
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