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Leftover Rice Bhajiya’s !

July 10, 2011

If ever there was a season that the God’s love or is their favourite it has to be the Monsoon ! No wonder its my favourite season, I doubt anyone waits for Summers or Winters as much as we all wait for rains, we yearn for it and when it does its a welcome relief aint it ? The smell of the earth when it rains is totally divine ! Nothing can compare, this is the weather that Smitha & Pallavi may call gloomy since they live in UK but I can bet had they been living in India and been through this searing summer heat they’d kill for this weather !! Everything about this weather is so fresh, all leaves washed up, all birds, squirrels around my house tend to give their vocal approval all that much more.. ! Everyone seems to get a new leash of life !!!


By the way after getting wet in the rains the next best thing you can hope for is getting a “KADAK” Ginger Chai and some really cook pakora’s !!!! Sitting in our Verandah with a cup of Hot Tea (no, not coffee) is one of our favourite time pass in this season. The feel of the rain when the wind brings in some droplets on your face is sheer bliss I must say !!!!

Sigh… before I keep on digressing and keep on describing how much I love this season, let me get to the reason for this post, here is my recipe for Leftover Rice Bhajiya’s… ! Yes they are not bhajji’s as they write in English, in my language they are Bhajiya’s !!! :P :P :P These rice bhajiya’s are extremely tender and very very yummy to eat. I can vouch for it, we have been having it for years now, not sure if they are common or rare !!!!

They turned out Awesome, here are a few pics… followed by the recipe !!!

The recipe is quite simple…

Use Left over cooked Rice, chop a few onions, loads of coriander and green chillies mix them with Besan and add a bit of suji to it to give it a crispy feel mix them with water or curd or buttermilk as per your preference. I used Curd. Make a nice dough with salt, red chilli and turmeric as per taste… !

I added Capsicum and Tomato for the sake of making it different and to add more colour and we all actually loved it serve it with Chutney or Tea !!! As you like it… !

Yes it was me who made it all from chopping onions to mixing the dough all with my own Hands !!!! I hope Monu you approve of my amateur effort !!!!!

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17 Comments leave one →
  1. July 10, 2011 9:53 pm

    Looks yum!!!:)

  2. July 10, 2011 11:48 pm

    Perfect!! :)

    Thank you for the recipe.. will try it out! :D

    looks absolutely delicious! :)

  3. July 11, 2011 12:39 am

    bajji in any form is yummy :) Lovely colors tempting bhai :)

  4. July 11, 2011 8:32 am

    looks very yumm should try it soon and those flowers look good too

  5. July 11, 2011 4:09 pm

    Thanks for the recipe,they look yummy.Will try it out soon.

    Its been more than a week we had rains and its hot like summer since last two days….

  6. Kavita Shah permalink
    July 11, 2011 7:04 pm

    Looked so yummy tht i tried it immediately :)
    it ws awesome!!!!!!!

  7. July 11, 2011 11:20 pm

    Looks yum. Let me go drool some more :)

  8. July 12, 2011 2:40 pm

    OMG That is just absolutely yummy!!!! Please can I have some !!PLeaseeeeeeeeeeeeeee

  9. July 12, 2011 2:47 pm

    Btw, Hitchy, my brat saw your post and said ‘Mummy I want to see that BIG arm again…’ when I showed it to him he said ‘ewww…. looks stinky’ ;-) ;-)

  10. July 13, 2011 10:14 am

    ok.. looks yum! :) I love bajjis esp the molaga bajjis you get on the chennai beaches!

  11. July 14, 2011 12:40 am

    Who doesnt enjoy Rains………….it rained today and we were all rejoicing :) and Bhajii anyday.. these look yumm hitchy

  12. July 14, 2011 12:31 pm

    Looks yummy and now i am missing amdavaad big time … sigh!! :)

  13. July 20, 2011 10:21 am

    I hate Rain. Hmm..maybe like a little. Those Rice bhajiyas yum yum…yum.

  14. Mayborngemini permalink
    July 22, 2011 7:23 pm

    drooool drooool over those bhajjiyas….left over Rice always have that in plenty…
    Will have to try these very sooooon

  15. August 5, 2011 4:26 pm

    looks yummy!

  16. Eishell khan permalink
    August 1, 2013 8:50 pm

    Thanks 4 such a nice receipe
    I hate it when ma food gets wasted
    Nw leftover is tasty:-)

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