We ladies are always behind some savings when it comes to food. Always looking for some yummy solutions with leftovers. Then these 10 scrumptious leftover rice recipes will work anytime for you.

Instead of serving it in the same old way, explore these unique techniques that are used by expert chefs & their team.

I have hand-curated the best rice leftover recipes that are very different than usual.

This will totally give you a perfect meal of the day.

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1. Rice Pakoda


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Every Gujarati loves Pakoda and if you want to know why then cook this recipe. Rice has been one of the quick recipes that satisfy our hunger pangs. You can use basmati rice, Patna rice or brown rice. These will taste like heaven and will be your 5 pm snack item as well.

2. Bhindi Rice


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I love bhindi a lot. It’s seriously my favorite vegetable. But I never got an idea to add as a topping on the rice. This looks so refreshing green and tastes spicy tangy.

3. Wild Rice Patties

wild rice patties

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This one recipe is served with rice & not potatoes. You can add so many things into it like onion powder, parsley or peri masala also. The taste is phenomenal. We made this last month for a dinner party & guest loved the idea. I said “smart cooking” while giggling.

4. Cooked Rice Pancakes

cooked rice pancakes

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Now this one will work as a heavy breakfast for you. When your daily work going to take long, just cook it in the morning with your leftover rice. When you cook it, don’t forget to serve it with coriander garlic chutney.

5. Rice Kheer


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Rice kheer is one of the most loved Indian desserts. It is made along with Phirni or Seviyan in India. We have so many festive celebrations, take one name and cook this kheer. Give a personal touch by garnishing it with Saffron for your family.

6. Avocado & Cream Cheese Sushi

avocado and cream cheese sushhi

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Sushi is one of the famous Japanese cuisines recipes. The rice includes in the recipes is specially cooked in a different way and that what’s make it special. Serve it with Pickled Ginger. It’s gonna create rolling tongues in your mouth.

7. Casseroles Lasagna Rice


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Mindblowing! The first word when I saw it. I was mesmerized with the taste. Usually, we eat lasagna with the different layout but with rice? seriously? wow! It has a rice base & cheese on the top. What an Idea?

8. Kabuli Chana Biryani

kabuli chana biryanni

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An exceptional combination of Chole Chana & Kabuli Chana with rice. It is the healthiest recipe you have ever eaten. It has spices and gravy. I like this way my biryani better. What about you?

9. Mexican Rice

mexican rice

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It’s an authentic recipe that tastes no better than any other rice flavors. Saute rice in sizzling oil and wait till it gets brown so that it keeps the best texture and taste as well. Then just add vegetables and the bowl is ready to serve.

These recipes are completely homemade recipes. You don’t have to go to restaurants to get rich tastebuds. Home can become the greatest place of your cooking stories.

Do share your style of making leftover rice recipes in the comments below!

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