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Crispy Rice Balls with Leftover Rice


Jun 11, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2-3

PREPARATION LEVEL

Easy

Believe it or not, your leftover rice can be transformed into an exotic appetizer. Crunchy Arancini Balls are bite-sized rice balls coated with breadcrumbs and golden fried. Go ahead and try this mouthwatering dish by Chef Pallavi.

INGREDIENTS

    Cooked rice: 150g
    Chopped garlic: 2tbsp
    Cheese: 100g
    Breadcrumbs: 200g
    Maida & water slurry
    Oil to fry
    Salt to taste

DIRECTIONS

Method:

– Heat oil in a pan, add garlic and chili flakes. Saute it well
– Add leftover rice, oregano and gradually pour in water. Combine it together
– Now, add salt and cheese to the mixture. Stir it well until cheese melts completely on a low flame
– Switch off the gas and let the mixture cool
– Form round balls by taking a small portion of the mixture and evenly coat it with maida slurry and breadcrumbs
– Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the arancini balls until golden brown Your crispy arancini balls is really to serve.

About Pallavi Nigam SahayFollow On

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Chef Pallavi Niham Sahay is the author of the recently released cookbook 'The Bhojpuri Kitchen'. She has a culinary diploma from ICIF (Italy) and has worked with Grand Hyatt Mumbai. She is very passionate about popularising the cuisines of Madhya Pradesh (her hometown) and Bihar (her husband's hometown).

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