Rice Pakora

6 Apr



Rice 2 cups

Onions 1
Green chillies 4-6
Ginger 1 inch piece

Besan/ Senaga pindi 1/2 – 1 cup
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

Method of preparation:

Finely chop the onion. Grind green chillies and ginger into smooth paste.
In a large bowl, mix rice, besan, chopped onion, ground ginger, green chilli
paste, few tbsps of water and salt.
Heat oil in a deep pan, scoop in small balls of above mixture into oil.
Fry until golden brown and drain on absorbent paper.
Serve with Yogurt/ sauce/ chutneys…

Notes: I usually do this with left over rice.

19 Responses to “Rice Pakora”

  1. Arjuna April 6, 2007 at 10:40 am #

    Great idea to use up the left-overs.

  2. tezu April 6, 2007 at 11:28 am #

    Im alwayz feeling hungry whenever I see these pics…

  3. Asha April 6, 2007 at 11:57 am #

    Good use for leftover rice!:)

  4. jyothi April 9, 2007 at 3:39 am #

    this sounds yummy yummy.. i tz gooooooood alternative for a day instead of boring white rice!!!

  5. Sriram April 12, 2007 at 10:22 pm #

    Good idea which has been effectively used over the ages… but somehow i am not comfortable with frying boiled rice wet. It leaves a sour after taste. simpler would be to dry the mixture as balls in the sun for a cpl of days and then frying it

  6. anusharaji April 13, 2007 at 10:04 am #

    @ arjuna, tezu, asha, jyothi thnx
    sure a good use
    @sriram thats great idea too
    what if u can steam them

  7. saritha November 26, 2007 at 4:05 am #

    nice, i will definetly try it out

  8. Sharmila May 22, 2008 at 4:22 am #

    Good yar i will surely try it out

  9. Pratibha June 17, 2008 at 12:12 am #

    I am going to try this n i think everyone at my home will like it.

  10. Pratibha June 17, 2008 at 12:13 am #

    I will try this definately, n i think every1 will like it at my home

  11. shruti July 5, 2008 at 12:16 am #

    yummmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmy i love this ,everyone at my home liked it

  12. Tabbu July 13, 2008 at 10:15 am #

    Soooooooooooooooo yummmmmmmmmmmy,i will try it,coz i love cooking n great idea 4 leftover rice

  13. rabu July 14, 2008 at 9:59 am #

    Great Idea for ladies to make use of things

  14. nomi September 20, 2008 at 3:37 am #

    good use to rice

  15. ROSHNI December 12, 2008 at 8:35 am #

    i ll try this………….best use of left over rice…..

  16. Sudipta May 30, 2009 at 3:42 am #

    I tried this it realy nice and crespy everybody liked it at home. good use of left over rice

  17. vijayalaxmi kishore October 19, 2010 at 8:36 am #

    Can you tell me if we should mash the rice before we add the ingredients to it?

  18. manisha August 19, 2011 at 6:10 am #

    great idea to use remaining rice…..
    i will try it

  19. pratima July 2, 2012 at 4:49 am #

    great idea instead of eating the stale rice.its good

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