Corn and Rice Balls Video by Tarla Dalal

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There can't be a more interesting way to make use of cooked rice! delight in this creamy, saucy, delicious dish, brimful with the goodness of corn and cheese.

  

Recipe Description for Corn and Rice Balls

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Makes 40 balls
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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups cooked and coarsely crushed
sweet corn kernels
1 1/2 cups cooked rice (chawal)
3/4 cup butter
1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
2 1/4 cups milk
1/2 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tbsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste
1/3 cup plain flour (maida) dissolved in
3/4 cup water
bread crumbs for rolling
oil for deep-frying

For Serving
tomato ketchup

Method
  1. Put the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the flour and cook for a few minutes till bubbles appear on it, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the milk and cook on medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, till the mixture is thick, while stirring continuously.
  3. Remove from the flame and transfer to a bowl.
  4. Add the rice, sweet corn, coriander, green chillies and salt, mix well and allow it to cool completely.
  5. Once cooled, divide the mixture into 40 equal portions and shape each portion into a round ball.
  6. Dip each ball into the flour-water mixture and roll it in the bread crumbs till it is evenly coated from all the sides.
  7. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry 3 to 4 balls at a time till they are golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  8. Serve immediately with tomato ketchup.
RECIPE SOURCE : Jain InternationalBuy this cookbook