Twist to Leftover Rice

by Sanjeev Kapoor

You don’t need to throw away leftover cooked rice from the days lunch instead turn them into these delicious trendy dishes with a little imagination and least effort. Try these quick recipes made with leftover rice to kick start innovating in the kitchen.


Leftover Khichadi Pakoda

Leftover Chana Chawal Burger

Cooked Rice Pancakes

Shopping list

1 packet of slice bread
1 packet of dried breadcrumbs
1 packet of mozzarella cheese
250 grams of refined flour
1 small bottle of sweet chilli sauce
4 burger buns
1 bulb of iceberg lettuce
1 small packet cheese slice
1 small packet of micro-greens
1 small packet of alfalfa
½ dozen carrots
1 spring onion bunch
1 small cabbage
1 packet of curd

For faster preparation

Make the khichadi balls. Keep the burger pattie ready. Keep the dough ready for the pancakes

How to go about it

Deep fry the khichadi balls. Then shallow fry the pattie and assemble the burger. Roll the pancakes and cook. serve

Recommended recipes-

Leftover Khichadi Pakoda,  Cooked Rice Pancakes,  Leftover Chana Chawal Burger,  Stuffed Rice Fritters,  Urad Dal Parantha,  Set Curd Rice,  Chawal ke Dahi Wade,  Leftover Roti Upma,  Seyal Maani,  Sichuan Egg Fried Rice Parantha

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.