Leftover rice Manchurian
A yummy dish by using leftover rice
We always have some leftover rice in our kitchen & we always wonder how to use it effectively.Generaly we prepare any kind of fried rice from leftover rice. Today I am going to share a yummy indo-chinese recipe by using leftover rice & some vegetables .
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking Time: 20 min
Total time: 35~ 40 min
for manchurian balls
leftover cooked rice - 1~1.5 cup
Grated cabbage - 1 cup
Grated carrot - 1.2 cup
Corn flour - 1 tbsp
Ginger garlic grated - 1 tsp
Soya sauce - 1/4 ~1/2 tsp
Kashmiri red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for cooking
Finely choped onion - 1 small
Capsicum - 1 small piece (aprox 3 tbsp)
Finely choped garlic - 1/2 tbsp
Finely choped ginger - 1 tsp
Choped green chilli - 2
Spring onion green - 2 tbsp
Tomato sauce - 1~1.5 tbsp
Red chilli sauce - 1 tsp
Soya sauce - 1/2 tsp
Vinegar - 1 tsp
Black pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Chop all vegetables keep it ready .
With the help of a blender grind the rice without adding any water. Can also mash it by using your hand.
Now add cabbage,carrot,corn flour, soya sauce , red chilli powder, ginger garlic paste/grated & salt.
Make sure to squeeze cabbage & carrot before adding & keep the water aside .
Add everything & mix it well .
Heat some oil in a pan/kadai on medium flame .
Make small balls & fry on medium flame till golden brown .
Now remove all excess oil & keep only 1 tbsp of oil .
Add choped ginger & garlic .Saute for few second on medium flame. Do not brown it
Add choped onion & green chilli .Saute it till onion become translusent .
Now add choped capsicum & spring onion . Saute it .
Add all sauce & vinegar .mix well
Add 1/4 tsp of corn flour to the cabbage water & make a slurry
Add to the sauce mixture & mix well. You can adjust the amount of gravy as per your choice .
Drop the fried balls to the gravy & mix well and cook for 1 more minute .
Finally add 1/4 ~1/2 tsp black pepper powder & mix well .Taste and add salt if required . Because all sauce contains salt already .
Garnish some spring onion green & white sesame seed & serve hot .
Nutritional Information per 100 gm :
Energy : 155 calories
Protein : 1.6 gm
Fat : 12.1 gm
Carbohydrates : 10.0 gm
Fibre :1.6 gm
If you like the recipe, please share with family & friends .