How to make Cheese Balls

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Renuka Nat.

Main Ingredients : Processed Cheese (प्रोसेस्ड चीज़), Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Cheese Balls

Cheese Balls Recipe Card


Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheese Balls Recipe

  • Processed Cheese grated 1 cup

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and grated 2 large

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + for deep frying

  • Onion finely chopped 1

  • Green chillies finely chopped 4-5

  • Bread crumbs 1 cup

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Citric acid a pinch


Step 1

Heat oil in a non stick pan. Add onion, green chillies and sauté till golden brown.

Step 2

Mix together potatoes, bread crumbs, black pepper powder, salt, citric acid, onion-green chilli mixture in a bowl.

Step 3

Divide into small portions and roll into balls. Stuff each ball with cheese and roll again.

Step 4

Heat oil in a kadai. Deep fry the balls till golden brown and crisp.

Step 5

Drain on an absorbent paper and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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