Cheesy Rice Parcels

Cheesy rice parcels!

Cheesy rice parcels!

It has been more than a year since i have posted something on my blog. This recipe won me a price at a cooking competition and thus i thought it is a great reason to start blogging again.

( SERVES 4)

# INGREDIENTS:

 For The Filling:

  • 1 cup over boiled rice
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped and boiled carrot, capsicum and corn
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped spring onions
  • 1/2 cup grated cheese
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp oregano herb
  • 1 tsp chilly flakes
  • salt and black pepper according to taste

  For The Dough:

  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup refined flour ( Maida )
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1 cup water (approximately)

Oil to fry

Cheese and Coriander leaves for garnishing

#METHOD:

For The Dough:

  • In a bowl, mix rice flour, refined flour, salt and oil.
  • Knead a soft dough with water. keep aside for 15 minutes

For the Filling:

  • Heat butter in a wok. Add garlic and saute till golden brown.
  • Add mixed vegetables and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add spring onions and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add shredded cheese, milk and mix well. Cook till cheese  melts.
  • Add salt, pepper, chilly flakes and oregano. Mix well.
  • Turn the flame off and add rice.Mix and let it cool to room temperature.

To make the parcels:

Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and make dough balls.

Take 1 ball and roll out a chapati. Cut a square of side 4 inches. Repeat the same with other balls.

Take a square and put 1-1.5 tbsp of filling in the center of the square forming a diamond.

Fold inwards the cover sheet sealing the corners in the center. ( see instruction image below)

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Now deep fry your parcels until golden brown.

Garnish with grated cheese and coriander. Serve hot with garlic sauce.