Rice Fritters(Pakoras)

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Rice Fritters(Pakoras)

Rice Fritters(Pakoras)
Number of Servings: 2 Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: Meals Matter User
Food Groups: Dairy, Vegetables, Grains
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Meal Type: Appetizers
Nutrition Content: Good Source of Calcium
Origin: Asian
Special Features: Kids Can Help Make It , Vegetarian

This an easy one to make...Mostly you'll have all the ingredients available in your kitchen...


1 cup cooked Rice(Left over is better)
1/2 cup fresh Bread crumbs
1 small Onion(finely chopped)
2 cloves of minced Garlic
1 teaspoon chopped ginger
2 green Chilies finely chopped
1/4 cup chopped Coriander
6 mini cubes of Mozzarella cheese or paneer(tofu)
Salt and Pepper to taste
1/4 teaspoon Garam masala
Oil to fry


In a bowl add green chillies, ginger, garlic, coriander and onion to cold rice. Add salt pepper and garam masala. Mince everything with your hand. Shape balls in to 6 round balls. Stuff with cheese cube in center and using a wet hand re-shape into balls. Roll them into bread crumbs. Fry the rice balls until golden crisp.
Serve with hot sauce.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 343
Total Fat: 9 g
Saturated Fat: 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 728 mg
Carbohydrates: 48 g
Protein: 17 g
Fiber: 3 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 350

Cook's Notes:

You can use potatoes instead of rice as well. Tastes best with tamarind sauce or mint chutney. for an extra zing sprinkle mango powder on hot fried fritters...