Sunday, April 22, 2012

Patties From Leftover Rice

Do you have leftover rice and do not know how to use it? Whether it's white rice or brown, don’t throw it away! Turn leftover rice into easy starter. You'll be surprised, because you won't even recognize it as leftovers. I made patties/dumplings using leftover rice and it turned out to be awesome. 


·1 cup cooked rice(Chawal)

·1/2 cup chickpea flour (besan)
·1 tbsp ground peanut (moongfali)
·A pinch of turmeric powder (haldi)
·1/2 tsp green chili paste or adjust to your taste
·1/4 tsp garlic paste(Lasan)
·1/4 tsp ginger paste(Adrak)
·5 tbsp oil
·Salt if needed only as rice is cooked with salt
·1 tbsp finely chopped cilantro (dhaniya)
·1 tsp finely chopped curry leaves
·1 tbsp lime juice
·A pinch of sugar


1.Take a bowl and combine all ingredients in it (add only 2 tbsp oil)
2.Sprinkle water (if needed only) and mix all well. Keep mashing rice while mixing.
3.Make small balls or patties of the shape and size you desire.
4.Heat remaining oil in non stick pan and cook them on medium heat on both sides till golden brown.
5.Crispy ,Tasty rice patties is ready.


  1. I order chinese rice a lot, and its too much in quantity-I dont feel like eating it next day...BUT now I will. This looks great.

  2. Zhang- Yes do try and I am sure you will like it

  3. That looks so nice and great creativity. I will surely try it

  4. Dimple- yes please try and let me know how it was!

  5. such an innovative recipe. A must try


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