Choru Kondattam / Leftover Cooked Rice Kondattam


1 cup leftover cooked rice / choru
1 green chilli, chopped
1/4 tsp asafoetida
salt to taste
1 tsp black sesame seeds
a pinch of cumin seeds
oil for frying


  1. In a blender, add cooked rice, chopped green chilli, asafoetida and salt and grind well till smooth without adding water.
  2. Transfer to a bowl and add sesame seeds and cumin seeds and mix well.
  3. Take a murukku press / mould , use the star shaped disc and fill it with the rice mixture.
  4. Then press it on a sheet lined with parchment paper / kitchen towel as lines.
  5. Dry them in the sun for 2-3 days or until crisp. Store in an air tight container.
  6. To fry, heat oil in a pan and deep fry them at medium flame till it puffs up completely and crisp.
  7. Drain on kitchen paper and serve with lunch or as a snack.

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