arancini balls

Arancini Balls

Arancini Balls Recipe

Arancini are Italian snacks consisting of a ball of rice (risotto rice) coated with bread crumbs and then deep fried. Adapt these arancini rice balls to your liking: add fresh herbs, sun dried tomatoes or chopped cooked meat like chicken beef . You can make the balls from leftover cold risotto or any leftover jasmine or basmati rice.

Ingredients

Bread crumbs  1-2 cups

List 1,

  • Boiled rice  1 cup
  • Cheddar cheese  3/4 cup
  • Boiled eggs  2
  • Salt/ black pepper as required
  • Red chili flakes  1/2 tsp
  • Parsley chopped  2 tbsp

List 2,

  • Plain flour  3 tbsp
  • Corn flour  3 tbsp
  • Salt a pinch
  • Red chili flakes  1/4 tsp

Picture Directions,

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Put all list 1 ingredients in a bowl.
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Break the boiled eggs with hands.
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Hand mash and mix all ingredients.
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Wet your hand with a little bit water and make small balls
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Mix all list 2 ingredients with some water to make a paste
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Now gather all prepared stuff at 1 place. First coat the ball in flour paste then in bread crumbs.
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You can also freeze them at this stage.
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Fry them until light golden
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