Sanoli's Kitchen: RICE FRITTERS / PAKORAS

Friday, April 19, 2013

RICE FRITTERS / PAKORAS

Recipe Source & Acknowledgement: Homely Food

This is a wonderful idea to make rice fritters with leftover rice, it may be plain rice, or pulao. The fritters came out mouth-melting and very scumptious. First time I tried out this recipe, not only me, my family also relished as well as enjoyed this easy to make pakora a lot. Thanks Meenu for sharing this toothsome fritters with us. If any unexpected guests will come, you can serve this fabulous fritters within 15 minutes accompaning with a cup of piping hot tea or coffee. It is an excellent tea-time snack. Today I tried it out and here is the recipe.

INGREDIENTS:
1/2 Cup Leftover Rice
1/2 Cup Plain Yogurt / Curd
3/4 Cup Gram Flour (besan)
A Pinch of Asafoetida (hing)
2-3 Green Chillies (finely chopped)
2 tbsps Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves (cilantro)
1 tbsp Roasted Coriander Seeds (crushed)
10 Curry Leaves (chopped)
1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Onion
1" Ginger (minced)
A Pinch of Baking Soda
Salt To Taste
Oil For Frying

METHOD:
Take rice in a large bowl, add yogurt in it. Mix nicely and keep it aside for 10 minutes or till rice almost soaks yogurt. 

Now mix gram flour, asafoetida, green chillies, coriander leaves, crushed coriander seeds, curry leaves, minced ginger, baking soda and salt with the rice-yogurt mixture.

Mix everything nicely to make a thick batter to form fritters. (No need to add water in it)

Heat oil in a pan. Take a spoonful batter, give a shape of flat ball, drop into the hot oil. Deep fry till both sides turn golden brown. Follow the same process for rest of the batter. Take them off the pan and serve immediately with chutney / sauce. Enjoy this crispy evening snacks!!!
Linking to: Homely Food Event / Giveaway
Linking to: "Spotlight: Show Your Best Creation" @ Cuisine Delights
Linking to: Vimitha's Hudson Canola Oil Hamper

33 comments:

  1. Superb pakoras didi :) can I grab the platter? lovely presentation too

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  2. wah sano wah

    look at that fritters

    my aunty must be very happy with this
    thanks for linking

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  3. Wonderful idea. . Nice snacks

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  4. Looks so yummy! Lovely idea,Sanoli!! :)
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  5. Lovely presentation...tempting pakoras

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  6. from the picture i thought it is a kabab.. well made sanoli :)

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  7. Lol.. I made them too for Mina's event..so amazing that each person gets a different look and taste of the same recipe..

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  8. Good way of using up the left over rice. Nice one.

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  9. looks divine..beautiful clicks.....

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  10. looks so crispy,perfect tea time snack

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  11. yummy and tasty fritter dear :)

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  12. Pakoras look so crispy and inviting

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  13. who will say no to these crispies, stunning and super addictive beauties.

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  14. wow..so quick and yummy pakoras..looks so crisp n tempting

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  15. Delicious rice pakoda sanoli great.

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  16. Very innovative

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  17. Very nice....... innovative recipe.

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  18. i need to have some now....delicious

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  19. Looks super delicious and too good Sano dear :)

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  20. Pakoras look crispy and yummy Sanoli :-)

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  21. useful post to try with leftover rice..crispy and yummy

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  22. LOOKS GREAT WITH STEP BY STEP PICTURES.YUMMY.

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