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Potato Cheese Balls

Potato Cheese Balls

Quick and easy potato cheese balls,ready in less than 30 minutes.
Recipe source: Yummytummy,you can find the original recipe here.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Serves: 3 to 4 
Ingredients:

  1. Potato,boiled and mashed- 3 large
  2. Spring onion,chopped- 1 tbsp
  3. Frozen green peas-1/4 to 1/2 cup( optional)
  4. Tomato ketchup- 1 tbsp
  5. Black pepper powder- to taste
  6. Cornflour- 2 tbsp
  7. Water- as required
  8. Breadcrumbs- 1 cup
  9. Mozzarella cheese,cut into small cubes- as required
  10. Oil- for deep frying
  11. Salt- to taste

Instructions:

  • Heat  1 tsp oil in a pan,add spring onion and frozen green peas( if using) and saute for a minute. 
  • Add tomato ketchup ,salt and black pepper powder to taste.Add mashed potatoes and mix well.Allow this to cool slightly and divide into equal portions( about 15 to 20).
  • Take one portion of the potato mixture and place a  cheese cube in the center and cover from all  sides.Repeat with the remaining mixture.
  • Dip the potato balls in cornflour batter and evenly coat it with breadcrumbs.
  • Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the potato balls until it turns golden  brown on all the sides.
  • Serve with tomato ketchup.


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    9 Comments

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    nandoos kitchen
    March 27, 2014 at 1:59 pm

    super yummy cheese balls. Feel like taking them out.

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    Unknown
    March 27, 2014 at 2:44 pm

    Perfectly made cheese balls. lovely presentation too!!

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    Sarah/Homestyle Cooking Around The World
    March 27, 2014 at 5:35 pm

    These look so good! I have some potatoes sitting in the fridge that I need to try this recipe with. Thanks!

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    Kitchen Rhythms
    March 27, 2014 at 6:28 pm

    Yummy Cheese Balls.

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    Priya Suresh
    March 27, 2014 at 8:23 pm

    very crispy and irresistible they are.

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    Lifewithspices
    March 28, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    yummy cheese balls..

  • Reply
    Tehmeena
    March 31, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    just lovely i am in love with the cheese balls going to make it today 😉

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    Laya Prabhu
    July 21, 2014 at 3:55 pm

    Hello there, is there a way to prepare them using oven instead of deep frying? Thanks.

    • Reply
      Kurryleaves
      July 26, 2014 at 11:46 am

      Sure!! line a baking tray with parchment paper,drizzle 1 tsp oil.Place the potato balls on the prepared baking tray and drizzle 1 or 2 tsp oil,bake for 15 to 25 minutes @ 200 Deg C or until it turns golden brown…Happy Cooking
      Vidya

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