Cheese Balls

 
Cheese Balls – Follow the below steps to prepare cheese balls.

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Cheese Balls
Cheese Balls recipe

Details about cheese balls

  • Serving – Approx. 10 balls
  • Course – Snacks
  • Cuisine – Global
  • Time to cook – 2 hours (including boiling & freezing time)

Ingredients for cheese balls recipe

  • 2 medium boiled potatoes
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 + 1/3 cup grated cheese
  • 2 tsp. ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp. coriander powder
  • Handful of coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 + 1/4 + 1/4 tsp. black pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp. corn flour
  • 1 tsp. chili flakes
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 tsp. + 1/4 tsp. red chili powder

Ingredients for making slurry

  • 2 tbsp. corn flour
  • 2 tbsp. all purpose flour
  • Water to form paste

Steps to prepare cheese balls

  • Mash 2 medium sized boiled potatoes.
  • To it, add 1/2 cup grated cheese, 2 tsp. ginger garlic paste, 1 tsp. each of coriander powder, chili flakes, oregano, handful of chopped coriander leaves, 2 tbsp. corn flour, 1/2 tsp. black pepper powder & salt to taste.
  • Mix everything together very well.
  • Keep 1/3 cup grated cheese handy.
  • In a separate bowl, mix 2 tbsp. corn flour, 2 tbsp. all purpose flour, 1/4 tsp. black pepper powder, 1/4 tsp. red chili powder & some salt.
  • To it add 1/3 cup water to form paste for coating to the balls which we will be preparing.
  • Take another bowl & add 1 cup breadcrumbs.
  • Take around 2-3 tbsp. of potato cheese mixture & flatten it out.
  • At the centre add grated cheese and close the edges, so that they form a round shape.
  • Repeat the process to make balls from all potato cheese mixture.
  • In a separate bowl, add 2 tbsp. corn flour, 2 tbsp. all purpose flour, 1/4 tsp. black pepper powder, 1/4 tsp. red chili powder & salt.
  • To it add 1/3 cup water slowly stirring continuously forming a paste.
  • In another separate bowl, keep the breadcrumbs ready. To the breadcrumbs, add 1/4 tsp. black pepper powder, 1/4 tsp. red chili powder & some salt.
  • Now dip the prepared ball in paste prepared & coat tit evenly.
  • After that dip it in breadcrumbs.
  • Again, dip the ball in paste prepared & then in breadcrumbs.
  • Coating of paste & breadcrumbs to be done twice, which provide extra crunch.
  • Make sure that the ball is covered evenly by breadcrumbs at the end of coating.
  • Repeat the same process for all the balls prepared.
  • Once all the balls are ready, freeze them for about an hour.
  • Heat the oil is deep frying pan. Keep it on a medium high flame for frying.
  • Once the oil is hot, drop the balls into the oil. Do not overcrowd the balls in the frying pan.
  • Fry them for about 2-3 minutes or they become brown from outside.
  • Drain the balls on a tissue to soak up any extra oil.
  • Serve it with mayonnaise or tomato ketchup.

Notes

  • Make sure you do not prepare balls of big size. Bigger size balls take longer time to cook from inside, but before cooking from inside, the outside coating turns brown & you remove the balls from oil. If you fry the balls for more time, the outside coating with burn which does not taste good & colour will turn to black.
  • Season the corn flour + all purpose flour mixture and breadcrumbs.
  • After removing balls from refrigerator, let them sit for about 5 minutes before frying.
Cheese Balls
Cheese Balls recipe

 

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