Phodnicha bhaat is dish made generally from leftover rice. There are various ways in which leftover rice is used. One such way is to temper it.

In this recipe, very few ingredients are used, and is very simple to cook. The sweetness of the onions and the flavour of malvani masala blend very well and impart a very delicious taste to the leftover rice.

For some more delicious dishes, do take a look at the following recipes too….

  1. Jeera Rice
  2. Lemon Rice
  3. Tavaa Pulao
  4. Moogdaalichi Khichdi

Here’s the recipe for the delicious Phodnicha Bhaat….

Prep Time : 15 min

Cooking Time : 25 min

Serves : 2-3

Cup Used : 200 ml


  • 3 cups Finely Chopped Onions
  • 4 cups Steamed Rice
  • 3 tsp Malvani Masala
  • Salt To Taste

For The Tempering :

  • 3 tbs Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida
  • 8 Garlic Cloves…. Roughly Crushed


  1. To make Phodnicha Bhaat, heat a kadhai and add oil to it.
  2. When it heats up, add the mustard seeds. As soon as they splutter, add the asafoetida and the crushed garlic.
  3. Saute for a minute and add the onions. Cover and cook till they turn translucent.
  4. Next, add the turmeric powder and mix well.
  5. When the onions are soft and cooked, add the malvani masala and mix well.
  6. Add the steamed rice and salt to taste. Mix well and cover and cook further for about two minutes.
  7. Switch off the heat and serve this delicious Phodnicha Bhaat with some cooling buttermilk by the side!

Note :

Though generally this dish is made using leftover rice, it is perfectly alright to even use freshly cooked rice for the same!

Author: tastyrecipesfrompooja

An artist by nature, I love painting, travelling to different places and photographing nature, gardening, crochet, reading, etc. It's my nature to give my best to anything and everything I do. From a person who could cook very few dishes..... I have converted myself to a person who now can cook varied dishes! I like perfection in all my work. Reading a lot of recipes, watching different famous chefs' cooking shows on television and observing their methods, techniques and tips very closely and studiously what has made me a very good cook today. Though there are numerous recipes I haven't tried my hand at..... there are many other in which I have gained exerpertise only by trial and error! I still watch all interesting cookery shows on TV to gain more knowledge on cooking techniques of other cultures from here and abroad!! Nowadays, I have started adding healthy twists to my dishes as and when I can without compromising on their original taste. Started this blog to share a few recipes of mine with all other cooking enthusiasts! Happy cooking to all! πŸ˜ƒ


    1. Thank you 😊 This is a quick & delicious recipe and so apt for tiffins too. And as you like spicy, this will suit your taste buds. I have posted some masalas, but not this one as I use the store bought one. Though you can get it online, maybe on Amazon (not sure though).

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