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Rice Veg Cutlets

Rice Veg Cutlets, this recipe is made out of freshly cooked rice, but this easy and tasty dish can also be made in a jiffy with leftover rice.

Enjoy these crispy cutlets with a sprinkling of chaat masala. Serve with chutney and ketchup.

Rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates, which is an important source of energy for our body. The carbohydrates are broken down to glucose, most of which is used as energy for exercise and as essential fuel for the brain. A good source of vitamins and minerals such as thiamine, niacin, iron, riboflavin, vitamin D, calcium. It is a fair source of protein containing all eight amino acids. Rice is wonderful in treating diarrhoea in children.

Onion is said to possess expectorant properties. It has been used as a food remedy for centuries in cold, cough, bronchitis and influenza. Equal amount of onion juice and honey is beneficial.Onions are very much valuable for people having high cholesterol levels or suffering from heart disorders.Onions are a very good source of vitamin C, chromium and dietary fiber. They are also a good source of manganese, molybdenum, vitamin B6, and folate, potassium, phosphorous and copper.

The tomato not only thrills the taste buds and brightens the dinner table, it also helps fight disease tomatoes are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin A, and vitamin K. Tomatoes are good in the development of healthy teeth, bones, skin and hair; lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels and possibly reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Chewing a carrot prevents bleeding of the gums and tooth decay. It also increases saliva and quickens digestion.

Mint was originally used as a medicinal herb to treat stomach ache and chest pains, and it is commonly used in the form of tea as a home remedy to help alleviate stomach pain

Coriander has pain-relieving properties and is useful for headaches, muscle pain, stiffness and arthritis. Coriander is useful as a tea, because of its helpful effects on the digestive tract, and is good for increasing appetite, and relieving nausea, diarrhoea, flatulence and indigestion. It is reputed to enhance circulation and relieve fluid retention.

Ingredients

1 cup cooked rice
1 tbsp chopped onions
1 tbsp chopped tomatoes
1 tbsp grated carrot
1/2 tbsp chopped mint leaves
1 tbsp chopped coriander
2 green chillies
1 bread slice , crumbled
salt to taste
1/4 tsp. chilli powder
1/4 tsp coriander  powder
1/4 tsp chat masala
1 tsp gram flour
2 tsp plain flour
oil for deep frying

Method

  1. Roughly grind all the ingredients in the mixer.
  2. Make balls and flatten them and deep fry till golden brown in color.
  3. Sprinkle chat masala on fried cutlets and serve with chutney of your choice or ketchup.

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