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Arancini Balls

Kids enjoy the visual delight of food as much as they enjoy the flavour and what better way to meld form and function than Saffron Arancini balls. Our recipe for Saffron Arancini balls with Kissan Sweet and Spicy Sauce is the perfect blend of healthy vegetables, flavour and an appetizing presentation for your child’s tiffin time munchies. Cooked with an infusion of Kissan Sweet and Spicy Sauce, every bite elicits a flurry of flavours perfectly complementing the saffron with the scintillating taste of the sauce which is sure to tickle your child’s taste buds. 

Prep Time

  15 mins

Cook Time

15 min



  1. Brown rice (Cooked): 1 cup
  2. Saffron/kesar (soaked in 2 teaspoons of milk): A few strands
  3. All-purpose flour: 1 teaspoon
  4. Pepper: ½ teaspoon
  5. Kissan Sweet & Spicy Sauce: 2 tablespoons
  6. Finely chopped onions: 2 tablespoons
  7. Finely chopped mushrooms: 1 tablespoon
  8. Finely chopped bell peppers: 1 tablespoon
  9. Peas (Boiled): 1 tablespoon
  10. Chilli flakes/chilli powder: ½ teaspoon
  11. Mixed herbs: ¼ teaspoon
  12. Cheese: 1 tablespoon
  13. Breadcrumbs: ¼ cup
  14. Oil: 2 tablespoons
  15. Salt to taste

Method of Preparation

  1. Preheat the OTG at 170°C
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add finely chopped onions
  3. Add pepper, chilli flakes, mixed herbs, salt, all-purpose flour, and saffron milk. Toss it well Add chopped veggies, peas, brown rice and cheese. Toss it well and switch off the burner
  4. Allow it to cool
  5. Transfer the rice mixture into the bowl. Add Kissan Sweet & Spicy Sauce and mix it well
  6. Form balls out of the mixture and roll it in the breadcrumbs
  7. Grease the baking tray and place the arancini balls
  8. Bake it for 10-15 minutes
  9. Serve with marinara sauce and pack these yummy arancini balls in the tiffin box.

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