Cheesy Rice Balls from Left over Rice

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Jan. 26, 2015

This Valentine serve this delicious snack to your loved one and win their heart.


Cooked rice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Shredded mozarella/Shredded cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Black pepper To Taste
Corn starch 1 Tablespoon
Water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (or as needed)
Italian bread crumbs 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Vegetable oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For deep frying)



In a large bowl, add in rice, mozzarella and pepper. Mash with hands until smooth.  Roll between palms to make small balls and set aside.

In a medium bowl, mix together water and corn starch to make a thin batter.

Dip the rice balls into the batter and dredge into Italian bread crumbs.

In a deep pan, heat the oil on medium – high heat and carefully tip in, cook until golden brown.



Serve the rice balls with your choice of condiment. 

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 5

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 161Calories from Fat 43

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 83 mg3.46%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber %


Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet