Saturday, May 18, 2013

Cold Porridge From Leftover Rice | Summer Special Recipe | Bengali Cuisine

Did you ever try cold porridge from leftover rice in Bengali style? In Bengali this is called Panta Bhat. Usually   this cold porridge recipe is made from the leftover rice. Very easy and simple recipe . It is really a cool and comfort recipe from summer time. You will enjoy definitely if you made it once. With a minimal ingredients it is very easy to prepare. Before serving keep it into fridge and then serve. One ingredient's name Kasundi i.e. Bengali Mustard Relish which is served with any snacks or fried items too is used here. Though it is my mom version and I liked it very much along with Cold porridge. In my childhood when Me and My sister were getting tired with hot season and when felt nothing to eat exactly. This was right Food for us. We asked my mom to do this one and she served it with Papad or Fried potato.Sometimes when we did not have any leftover rice we just mixed cold water into fresh cooked rice and it was ready for cold porridge. It is really an interesting recipe. Try this and Enjoy summer...

Cold Porridge From Leftover Rice | Summer Special Recipe

Recipe by Nabanita Das
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 5 mins

  • 4 Cups Cooked Rice (Leftover)
  • 4 tbsp Bengali Mustard Sauce / Kasundi
  • 1 Cup Chopped Onion
  • 2-3 Green Chili Chopped
  • 4 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 Cups Fried Potato
  • 4 Cups Cold Water
Cooking Directions
  1. Mash cooked leftover rice with hands or spoons.
  2. Now add all the ingredient to it and Mix well.
  3. Keep into fridge for half an hour.

To make simple fried potato :
  1. heat oil into pan.
  2. add onion seeds to it.
  3. Add green chili and saute.
  4. Add thin long potato to it.
  5. Add turmeric powder and salt.
  6. And fry until done.
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Priya Suresh said...

Excellent summer special..

Sona - quick picks/pick quicks said...

gud one dear..i don similar remakes and feef the little ones sayign they are instant biriyanis !!

Akila said...

This looks so yummy that too with the leftover rice

Unknown said...

Wow! Delicious porridge with left-over rice! :)

Unknown said...

nice and innovative one... what a beautiful way to use up the left over rice... Thanks for sending this yummy recipe to my event.. Looking for more yummy recipes...

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Achu said...

Lovely and so cooolllllll one Thanks for linking this entry in my event Celebrate Love for Mum

Pari Vasisht said...

Mustard in rice, the thought itself tingles my tastebuds.
Thanks for linking it to Cook like Mom Event.


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