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What To Do With Leftover Rice

By Nidhi Nangia. Updated: August 3, 2017
What To Do With Leftover Rice

Are you always left with leftover rice in your fridge? If you have some, and don’t want to let them go into the waste bin, then here are some easy ways with which you can turn your boiled rice, whether white or brown, into something really delicious and yummy. We have already told you what to do with leftover dal and roti. Here at OneHowTo.com, we will tell you what to do with leftover rice.

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Rice stuffed tomatoes: Add seasoning to your leftover rice, and stuff it in tomatoes to make a healthy and delicious side or main dish. Slice off the tops of the tomatoes, fill them with a seasoned mixture of rice, drizzle some olive oil over them, and bake. It’s as simple as that. Instead of stuffed tomatoes, you may also stuff your leftover rice in bell peppers in the same way.

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Rice salad: Rice salad is a great way of using your leftover rice, and is also a low-fat, healthy way to add some vegetables to your diet. Toss your favorite vinaigrette with the rice, add some fresh spices and herbs, and some diced vegetables too. Instead of vinaigrette, you may use any other salad dressing of your choice too.

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Veggie fried rice: Toss some onions, garlic, sesame oil and soy sauce in a frying pan, add rice to it, and some chopped vegetables of your choice. This will make an all new meal, that is the veggie fried rice. For variation, you may also add some pineapples, scrambled eggs, cashews or sauces of your choice. Adding some fresh lime juice and sea salt works wonders too. Serve it as entrée or side dish.

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Rice soup: Take a canned soup and heat it on the stove. Stir in the leftover rice in it, along with extra spices for taste. This will turn your boiled rice into a yummy rice soup.

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Rice pudding: We have already told your how to make rice pudding with condensed milk. After all, who doesn’t like rice pudding? Add some nutmeg and cinnamon, or some raisins and dried fruits to the rice, and serve hot. This recipe can make a nice breakfast dish, and can be used to utilize large amounts of leftover rice.

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Rice balls: Mix parmesan, 1 egg and rice in a bowl, and take small portions to make the balls. Stuff one cube of mozzarella in each ball, and squeeze firmly. Whisk 2 more eggs, and dip each ball in the eggs, and then breadcrumbs. Shake off any excess, and fry until golden brown. Serve with marinara sauce.

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Now that you know what to do with leftover rice, you don’t need to worry the next time you are left with a bowl full of rice in your fridge.

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