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Rice vada recipe, How to make rice vada

Looking for recipes to make use of left over rice ? Here is a crunchy munchy recipe to use them as evening snacks . This recipe is a quick way to turn your left over rice into delicious vada and they will disappear in minutes when served to your family. This is my mom’s way of using left over rice and I thought to share it in my blog. Lets get started!!


  • Cooked rice – 1 cup
  • Rice flour – 1/2 cup
  • Dried red chili – 1 to 2 nos
  • Few Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying

How to make rice vada with step by step images

rice vada

  1. In a bowl mash the leftover rice with fingers then add rice flour, salt, dried red chili and curry leaves; Mix everything well.
  2. Now make small balls out of it and flatten them with a gentle press of your palm. Heat oil in a frying pan add slide it one by one.
  3. Fry them in medium heat until golden brown. Now remove them from oil and transfer it to plate with paper towel to drain excess oil.
  4. Serve them hot !


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