How to make Cheese Straws -

There are perhaps very few people who do not enjoy these cheese straws.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Processed cheese (प्रोसेस्ड चीज़), Puff pastry dough

Cuisine : British

Course : Snacks and Starters

Cheese Straws

Cheese Straws 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 : 51-60 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheese Straws Recipe

  • Processed cheese 50 grams

  • Puff pastry dough 50 grams

  • Refined flour (maida) for dusting

  • Milk 2 tablespoons

  • Paprika powder 1 teaspoon

  • Butter for greasing


Step 1

Preheat the oven at 180° C.

Step 2

Dust some refined flour on the work top and roll the dough into half inch thick sheet.

Step 3

Trim the uneven edges to get proper rectangle shape.

Step 4

Brush milk on top of the sheet and grate cheese over it. Sprinkle paprika powder and press lightly.

Step 5

Cut it into half centimeter strips.

Step 6

Grease the baking tray with butter. Twist each strip and place it on the baking tray. Put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for ten to twelve minutes.

Step 7

Remove from oven and arrange the strips on a serving plate. Serve at room temperature.

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