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Recipes Using Leftover Rice

Recipes Using Leftover Rice

Leftover food is very common in every household. Not many people like eating leftover food especially in the same form, but at the same time, you cannot just throw away food. Give the leftover food a little twist to make it interesting to eat.

Rice soup

Ingredients:
• Leftover rice - ½ cup
• Tomato puree - 2 cups
• Onion (diced or sliced) - 1
• Oil - 1 tsp
• Maida/Wheat flour - ½ tbsp
• Cooked mixed vegetables of your choice - ½ cup
• Salt - to taste
• Pepper - to taste

Method:
• In a large pan, heat oil and sauté flour till it turns brown.
• Add tomato puree and onions. Cook for 15 minutes while stirring occasionally.
• Add rice, vegetables, salt and pepper and cook for 5-10 minutes.
• Serve hot.

Rice salad

Ingredients:
• Leftover rice - 1 cup
• Diced capsicum - ¼ cup
• Diced onion - ¼ cup
• Chopped tomatoes - ¼ cup
• Grated carrot - 3 tbsp
• Boiled corn - 2-3 tbsp
• Cooked broccoli - ¼ cup
• Olive oil - 1 tbsp
• Salt - to taste
• Pepper - to taste
• Sugar - ¼ tsp
• Oregano, thyme, rosemary - 1 tsp
• Vinegar - 1 tsp

Method:
• In a small bowl, mix oil, salt, pepper, sugar and herbs. Stir till sugar dissolves.
• Pour this mixture to a large bowl containing rice.
• Add the remaining ingredients, toss well and serve.

Rice pudding

Ingredients:
• Leftover rice - 1 cup
• Milk - 3+1 cups
• Vanilla essence - ½ tsp
• Cinnamon powder - ½ tsp
• Sugar/jaggery - 2 tbsp

Method:
• Combine all the ingredients, except 1 cup of milk, in a non-stick saucepan.
• Let it cook till it starts becoming dry.
• Add 1 cup of milk and let it boil.
• Serve chilled garnished with dry fruits and nuts.

 

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