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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Crispy Rice Balls | Quick Snacks (Step by Step Pics)

Did you ever have over cooked rice at home??Often this doesn't happen deliberately and happens by chance but you end up scratching your head what to do next.This recipe is a perfect solution to all those who have faced such situations in the past and will face in the future too.Go ahead and try these crispy rice balls and you will end up over cooking rice consciously just to end up making this snack.So by now you might have guessed right,I over looked the rice cooking and ended up getting my first ingredient ready for this snack-over cooked rice.I then googled and got an easy quick answer,and was happy for two reasons-one got rid of the over cooked rice.Secondly got perfect crunchy balls to have with tea and surprise all.So,what's next?? Try & munch these cuties with ketchup !!

Adapted from here

cooked rice 2cups
rice flour 2tbsp
coriander leaves 2tbsp
onion 1 medium sized chopped
ginger 1" piece shredded
green chillies 3-4 chopped fine
cumin seeds crushed 1 tsp
asafoetida 1/4 tsp
salt to taste
oil to deep fry

-Put the cooked rice in a bowl,add in the chopped onion,coriander leaves,asafoetida,cumin seeds,ginger,green chillies chopped fine,salt and rice flour.Mix the mixture well with your clean hands mashing the cooked rice,adjust salt.

-Heat a wok/ kadai with oil and wait till its hot.
-Make small even balls of the mixture in your palms.Slide them in the hot oil on medium heat.(Don't overcrowd the wok/kadai.)
-Wait till the balls get evenly cooked and browned,drain on paper towel.Repeat the same till you finish.
-Serve warm with ketchup !!!

Servings 20 rice balls

* Slightly over cooked rice serves best for this recipe as its easy to mash with hands.
* Don't make the balls too big as it will be difficult to get it cooked properly.


Rumana Rawat said... Best Blogger Tips

Love this dish., yummy

Gloria Fernandes said... Best Blogger Tips

crispy rice balls look so tempting..very yummy snack... said... Best Blogger Tips

lovely pics n delicious luking rice balls.

Nargis Aara said... Best Blogger Tips

very nicely done julie loved the simplicity it carries! hope i try this out soon :)

Sangeetha Nambi said... Best Blogger Tips

Super tasty

nandoos kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

looks yumm.. best way to make use of left over rice..

great-secret-of-life said... Best Blogger Tips

perfect snack.. looks great.. tempting me too much

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Tempting rice balls. A great way to finish up leftover rice too

Mythreyi said... Best Blogger Tips

Nice Idea to convert the left over rice. Perfect evening snack for kids!

Sona said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious crunchy snack.. nice way to use up leftover rice..

Rafeeda AR said... Best Blogger Tips

wow... this looks so good... i did try preparing it once, however didn't seem to like it... :( must try your version...

The Yogi Vegetarian said... Best Blogger Tips

Yum! Just the thing to save the day when I overdo the rice... thanks :)

Kaveri Venkatesh said... Best Blogger Tips

Great way to use up over cooked rice..looks very tempting Julie

Hema said... Best Blogger Tips

Yummy snack with leftover rice, looks crispy and delicious..

Unknown said... Best Blogger Tips

This luks delicious, I've got some left over rice, will try to make this....

Fullscoops said... Best Blogger Tips

Lovely idea! Looks so yum too!

Home Cooked food said... Best Blogger Tips

Perfect tea time snack.

Beena said... Best Blogger Tips

Adipoli snack

Harini said... Best Blogger Tips

Amazing clicks,nice recipe too

FLAVZCORNER said... Best Blogger Tips

That looks really yummy!! Love to try some.

Anu Yalo said... Best Blogger Tips

A variety crispy snack

Gayathri NG said... Best Blogger Tips

Delicious snack with left over rice....

Manju said... Best Blogger Tips

great recipe julie !!! best way to make use of leftover rice!!!

Priya Suresh said... Best Blogger Tips

Wonderful way to finish the leftover or mushy rice..Those rice balls makes me drool.

Unknown said... Best Blogger Tips

Ohh these must be so crispy and delicious, I can only imagine !! Never have had fried balls with cooked rice, should try once