How to make Pav Bhaji Cheese Balls - SK Khazana -

Spicy mixed vegetable mixture stuffed with Mozzarella cheese cubes and deep fried

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Cauliflower (फूलगोभी)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Pav Bhaji Cheese Balls - SK Khazana

Pav Bhaji Cheese Balls - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Pav Bhaji Cheese Balls - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 1 cup

  • Cauliflower grated 1/2 cup

  • Carrots grated 1/2 cup

  • Green peas crushed 1/2 cup

  • Medium green capsicum finely chopped 1

  • Mozzarella cheese cut into cubes 200 grams

  • Pav bhaji masala 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Oil 2 tablespo for deep-frying

  • Large onion finely chopped 1

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • Large tomato finely chopped 1

  • Red chilli paste 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon

  • Dried breadcrumbs for coating

  • Refined flour slurry for coating


Step 1

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan. Add onions and sauté well. Add ginger-garlic paste and green chillies and sauté for a minute.

Step 2

Add tomato, mix and cook till it turns soft and pulpy. Add chilli paste and mix well. Add cauliflower and carrots, mix well and cook for a minute.

Step 3

Add green peas, capsicum, salt, pav bhaji masala and mix well. Add some water, mix and mash and cook till the moisture evaporates. Remove from heat, add lemon juice, mix and set aside to cool.

Step 4

Take mashed potatoes in a bowl, add cooked vegetable mixture and mix well.

Step 5

Spread breadcrumbs on a plate.

Step 6

Divide the potato-vegetable mixture into equal portions, stuff each with a cheese cube and shape into balls.

Step 7

Dip the balls in the slurry, coat with the breadcrumbs.

Step 8

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry these balls till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 9

Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.