Rice Cutlet Recipe

Rice Cutlet recipe with step by step photos and video recipe – are rice cutlets made with boiled rice blended with mix vegetables. It serves as a great party appetizer. It is an easy snack to make as well, and crowd pleasing. 

Made extra rice and now you don’t know what to do with that leftover rice.  Though there are lot of preparations with white rice like curd rice, tomato rice etc.

These Rice cutlets are one of  the ways to use up  that extra rice into a delicious snack which your family will love munching on. It is crispy from outside and soft from inside.

Leftover rice cutlets are great as an appetizer or snack for any get-together. You can however coat the shaped tikkis with bread crumbs and add some grated paneer along with veggies if you wish.

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#Serving Suggestion:  Serve these rice cutlets with green chutney or ketchup or with a cup of tea /coffee in the evening. It can also be served as an appetizers.

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RICE CUTLET RECIPE

Rice Cutlet recipe are made with boiled rice blended with mix vegetables. It serves as a great party appetizer.

Course Snacks
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 16 cutlets
Author Achala

Ingredients

  • cup cooked rice
  • 1 cup potato boiled, peeled & mashed
  • ¼ cup onion finely chopped
  • ¼ cup capsicum finely chopped
  • ¼ cup frozen peas
  • 2 green chilli chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped
  • ¼ cup Gram flour (besan)
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp dry mango powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil as required for shallow frying

Instructions

preparing rice cutlet mixture :

  • Collect all the required ingredients.
  • To make rice cutlet from leftover rice, take cooked rice in a deep bowl.
  • Add mashed boiled potato, chopped onion and capsicum.
  • Then add frozen peas, chopped coriander leaves and green chillies.
  • Now add all the spices, start with salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, dry mango powder, and garam masala powder.
  • Mix everything well using hands and make sure that cooked rice also get mashed properly.
  • Add besan and again mix it well.
  • Mix should be firm and will be consistency of a sticky dough.
  • Rice cutlet mixture made from cooked rice is ready.

shaping rice cutlet :

  • Grease your palm with a teaspoon of oil so that mixture does not stick and take a small portion of the mixture.
  • Now make small lemon size ball, flatten it between your hand palm.
  • Shape the mixture into small to medium sized cutlets and make round shaped cutlets/tikki.
  • Use same process for remaining mixture and make more cutlets.

frying rice cutlet :

  • Heat 2-3 tbsp oil in a pan on medium flame.
  • Once oil heat enough, place 4-5 cutlets in hot oil carefully.
  • Let it cook until the base is lightly browned and crispy.
  • Flip them and fry the other side. Press them a little with the flat spoon so, they get a nice golden colour.
  • Flip again and stir occasionally till they are crisp and golden.
  • Once its nicely crisp and golden, remove the cutlets from pan and place it on paper towel for extra oil to be absorbed.
  • Repeat the process for remaining cutlets and shallow fry in batches.
  • Serve hot rice cutlets with green chutney or ketchup as a snack or a breakfast.

Notes

  • In spite of shallow frying, you can also deep fry the cutlets. 
  •  The potatoes have to be mashed properly with less moisture in it. once it is pressure-cooked, remove it from boiling water so that it does not absorb excess water.
  • To save time you can deep fry the patties until golden brown. Shallow frying takes time.
  • You can add grated beetroot,chopped methi leaves, spinach leaves to make dish more healthy.
  • If you rice is dry and its troubling with binding, then add all ingredients into the food processer and blend it for few seconds and then make cutlets.
  • Apply little oil on your hand palm to make cutlet balls, so it won’t stick to your hands.

How To Make Rice Cutlets (Step By Step Instructions With Photos) :

preparing rice cutlet mixture :

1. Collect all the required ingredients.

2. To make rice cutlet from leftover rice, take cooked rice in a deep bowl.

3. Add mashed boiled potato, chopped onion and capsicum.

4. Then add frozen peas, chopped coriander leaves and green chillies.

5. Now add all the spices, start with salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, dry mango powder, and garam masala powder.

6. Mix everything well using hands and make sure that cooked rice also get mashed properly.

7. Add besan and again mix it well.

8. Mix should be firm and will be consistency of a sticky dough.

9. Rice cutlet mixture made from cooked rice is ready.

shaping rice cutlet :

1. Grease your palm with a teaspoon of oil so that mixture does not stick and take a small portion of the mixture.

2. Now make small lemon size ball, flatten it between your hand palm.

3. Shape the mixture into small to medium sized cutlets and make round shaped cutlets/tikki.

4. Use same process for remaining mixture and make more cutlets.

frying rice cutlet :

1. Heat 2-3 tbsp oil in a pan on medium flame.

2. Once oil heat enough, place 4-5 cutlets in hot oil carefully.

3. Let it cook until the base is lightly browned and crispy.

4. Flip them and fry the other side. Press them a little with the flat spoon so, they get a nice golden colour.

5. Flip again and stir occasionally till they are crisp and golden.

6. Once its nicely crisp and golden, remove the cutlets from pan and place it on paper towel for extra oil to be absorbed.

7. Repeat the process for remaining cutlets and shallow fry in batches. 

8. Serve hot rice cutlets with green chutney or ketchup as a snack or a breakfast.

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