Chire bhaja (fried pressed rice)

4 servings
15 min
10 min
Very Easy
The fried chire can be served as it is or you can add ingredients as per your choice to make a perfect crunchy and savoury dish.


Number of serving: 4
Chire (pressed rice): 100 g

Peanuts: 2 tablespoons

Plain / Masala Papad: 2-3

Onions, sliced: 2

Green chillies, chopped / whole: 2

White oil: 3-4 tablespoons

Mustard oil: 2-3 drops

Black pepper, freshly ground

Bhujia / chanachur

Coconut slices


  • Heat white oil in a deep bottomed frying pan. Make sure that the oil is of right temperature. Fry the remaining chire, drain quickly remove from fire. Keep aside.
  • Lightly fry / saute the peanuts and papads in a little oil and keep aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine fried pressed rice, peanuts and papads.
  • Add sliced onions, chopped green chillies, bhujia, salt and a few drops of mustard oil and mix thoroughly.
  • Garnish with a some more bhujia and coconut slices and consume immediately to retain the crispiness.


Chire Bhaja (Fried Pressed Rice), photo 1Chire Bhaja (Fried Pressed Rice), photo 2


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