Friday, January 15, 2016

Fodnicha Bhat - Spicy Tempered Rice

One of the simplest yet delicious breakfast preparation made from leftover rice. 

  • 1 Cup Leftover Cooked Rice
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 3 Garlic Cloves roughly crushed
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds (Optional)
  • 1/4th tsp Hing (Asafoetida)
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander Leaves finely chopped for garnish
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • In a kadhai / Pan heat oil. When oil is hot add mustard seeds, when mustard seeds crackle add cumin seeds, hing, crushed garlic cloves & finely chopped onions.Cook onions till translucent. 
  • Now add turmeric powder, red chilly powder & leftover cooked rice and mix well.
  • Add sugar & salt and mix well. Check for seasoning.
  • Cover the kadhai / pan with a lid and let the rice get heated through for 5 mins on low flame stirring occasionally till all the spices gets nicely incorporated into rice.
  • Fodnicha Bhat - Spicy Tempered Rice is ready.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.


  1. Lovely, a simple tempered rice with lots of flavors is just Delicious...

    1. Thankyou so much Jeena Suraj ji...true said....simplicity at its best!!! :)

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