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Indian Chawal Balls

Indian Chawal Balls
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Indian Chawal Balls are a superb side dish and snack using up left over cooked rice. Combined with grated cheese, chili and mustard powder for a bite with a kick. These are ideal as a side dish and as a snack and complement any Indian meal. Also, these can be made in advance and kept in the fridge until needed so good for parties etc.

Indian Chawal Balls

Indian Chawal Balls

A simple yet tasty side dish and snack
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Course: Side Dish, Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Left Overs, Rice
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Servings: 12 Balls
Calories: 66kcal



  • place all o fthe ingredients into a large bowl and mix thoroughly. (You can mash the cooked rice for a finer texture should you choose).
  • Damped your hands and divide the mixture into at least 12 balls of equal size and place onto a clean plate.
  • Heat the oil in your pan.
  • When up to temp, add a few balls at a time (depending on the size of your pan) and fry until the turn golden brown.
  • Rmeove form the pan and place on a warmed dish and cover with foil until the remianing balls are cooked.
  • Serve immediatley as a side dish or as a snack with a sauce (ketchup, HP, Hoisin etc)


Sodium: 89mg | Calcium: 37mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 47IU | Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 16mg | Cholesterol: 5mg | Calories: 66kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 2g | Protein: 2g | Carbohydrates: 10g | Iron: 1mg