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Rice Pakora

Rice Pakora
Rice Pakora
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  • Serves3 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian
  • Good for Snacks

About this recipe

Rice pakora is an instant and easy snack made with cooked rice, besan, onions and spices. This snack becomes handy when you have to make a snack quickly as the ingredients needed are easily available at home. Rice pakora is a perfect evening snack which can had on its own or with tomato sauce or any chutney of your choice.

Ingredients for Rice Pakora

  • Cooked rice or leftover rice - 1 cup
  • Onion - 1 (medium) (chopped finely)
  • Green chillies - 2
  • Ginger (adrak) - 1 inch (grated or chopped finely)
  • Coriander powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Cumin powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Gram flour/besan - 4 tablespoons
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 2 tablespoons
  • Chaat masala - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

How to cook Rice Pakora

  1. HOW TO MAKE RICE PAKORA RECIPE Mash the cooked rice throughly by hand. Take a mixing bowl. Add the mashed rice, onion besan, green chillies, coriander powder, cumin powder, chaat masala, grated ginger, asafoetida, coriander leaves and salt and mix well.
  2. Set aside for 10-15 minutes. If the mixture is too dry, add 2-3 tablespoons of water as required to make the mixture little soft and mix well.
  3. Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan on a medium flame. Once the oil becomes hot, slide the mixture gently with your hand or with the help of a spoon.
  4. Deep fry the pakoras till light brown and crunchy. Remove them in an absorbent towel or tissue paper to remove excess oil.
  5. Serve rice pakoras hot with tomato sauce or any chutney of your choice. NOTES : You can add red chilli powder instead of green chillies. Mashing the rice helps to get soft pakoras.
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Hello Charu, There was a bowl of leftover rice and I remembered your recipe. I searched quickly and found it. Made Rice pakoda but shallow fried them. They turned out amazing. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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