Traditional Rice Pakoras

A crispy fried snack using left over rice. Excellent served with a spicy relish and a hot drink on a cold day.

Difficulty (1-5): 4

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Serves: 4

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Traditional Rice Pakoras


  1. Blend together the cooked rice, flour, onions, chilli and coriander.
  2. Add salt to taste and 1 tbsp hot oil.
  3. Add about 210ml of cold water and mix to a thick batter consistency.
  4. Heat a deep fat fryer or saucepan with oil (¾ full) until hot.
  5. Add dessertspoon fulls of mixture and fry until golden brown.
  6. Drain on kitchen roll and serve hot


  • 210g (7oz) Tilda Pure Basmati Rice (cooked)
  • 2 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 green chillies, de-seeded and chopped
  • 1 handful coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 150g (5oz) plain flour
  • 210ml (7 oz) water
  • 1 tbsp hot sun flower oil
  • Sunflower oil, for frying

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