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Rice Vada - Left Over Rice

  Cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chickpea flour/Boiled chickpeas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Fresh coriander leaves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped finely
  Fresh curry leaves 1 Tablespoon, chopped finely
  Ground peanuts 2 Tablespoon (Optional)
  Green chili paste To Taste
  Garlic paste To Taste
  Ginger paste To Taste
  Turmeric powder 1 Pinch
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste (If required only) (Optional)
  Water 1 Tablespoon (1/2 - 1 tbsp as needed)
For frying the dumplings / vadas
  Oil 4 Tablespoon (For frying 3 - 4 tbsp oil used)

1. In a bowl, combine chickpea flour, ground peanuts, green chili paste, curry leaves, coriander leaves, turmeric powder.
2. Add the cooked rice and about 2 tbsp of oil. Add salt if required.
3. Mix all the ingredients well with your hands, sprinkling very little water as needed (1/2 tbsp to 1 tbsp).
4. Prepare small dumplings and set aside.

4. Heat a non-stick frying pan, and fry the prepared dumplings at high heat. Reduce the heat once it starts sizzling, flip sides and fry until both sides are golden brown in color.

5. Serve these vadas hot with tea or with freshly cut salad.

Boiled mashed potatoes can also be used.
Lime juice and sugar may be added to the mix for added flavor.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Looking for some tasty Indian snacks, then definitely check out this recipe. It's delicious to eat and simple to make. It is called Rice Vada in India and is made from left over rice. You can serve it with chutney. So don't forget to check out the video.

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