Leftover Rice Patties

Leftover Rice Patties

How to Make Leftover Rice Patties?

Making food from leftover ingredients is something very common to households, especially in this lockdown period when there is generally unavailability of ingredients. So here I’m sharing with you recipe of leftover rice and few vegetables brought together to make Rice Patties. Snacks or Side dish, with tea or just like that; go ahead add this yummy dish to your menu.

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Preparation Method for Leftover Rice Patties



  • Some leftover rice of previous day or morning.
  • Grated carrot
  • Finely chopped green onions.
  • Chopped coriander leaves.
  • Finely chopped fresh chilli.
  • Finely chopped capsicum.
  • Sweetcorn, paneer and cheese (Optional).
  • 1 boiled potato mashed.
  • A pinch of sugar
    Besan (gram flour) – If you want to fry the patties; but I am doing shallow fry so Besan is NOT needed.
  • Salt.
  • Bread crumbs (I had some leftover bread).
  • 1/2 lemon.
  • Oil.
  • Tomato ketchup, sev & coriander leaves for garnishing.


Making Process:

  • Take leftover rice in a bowl.
  • Add grated carrots
  • Add finely chopped green onions.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves.
  • Add 1-2 fresh chopped chilli. 
  • Add finely chopped capsicum.
  • You may also add sweetcorn, paneer and cheese – whatever you have at your home.
  • Mix everything with hands gently.
  • Mix a mashed potato.
  • We’ll be shallow frying. but if you want to fry, then add some besan too.
  • Add a pinch of sugar.
  • Add salt per taste.
  • Mix well.
  • Add breadcrumbs (leave some for shallow fry, don’t use all breadcrumbs now).
  • Squeeze half a lemon juice.
  • Mix well and small roundels with sides pressed in to give height.
  • Leave all the patties in the fridge for 15 minutes to get set and firm.
  • Then take them out and do shallow fry
  • Use just little oil and spread it evenly on the surface.
  • Cover all sides of patties with bread crumbs and place them on the pan.
  • Serve them in a plate; garnish with ketchup, sev & coriander leaves.
  • There you go, enjoy these leftover rice patties whenever hunger strikes.

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