Leftover Rice Cutlets


Ingredients (for 3-4 servings)

  • 1 cup leftover rice

  • ½ cup grated carrot

  • ½ cup rice flour

  • ¼ cup chopped onion

  • ¼ cup chopped spring onion

  • 1 ½ tsp ginger green chilli paste

  • ½ tsp cumin powder

  • ½ chat masala

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped)

  • Salt as per taste

  • Oil for frying

Method (how to make leftover rice cutlets)


  • Mix cooked rice and rice flour in a bowl, add ¼ cup water and mix well.

  • Add carrot, spring onion, chopped onion, ginger green chilly paste, sugar, salt, chat masala, cumin seeds powder, coriander leaves  and mix well.

  • Divide the mixture into 15 equal portions and take one portion and  shape into flat cutlets.

  • Heat oil in a wok and deep-fry the balls in hot oil till golden brown in colour.

  • Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot with green chutney or tomato sauce.


Note: you can use bread crumbs or gram  flour in the place of rice flour.