How to make Cheesy Baked Fries -

French fries made tastier with plenty of cheese

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mozzarella cheese (मोज़ारेला चीज़), French fries (फ्रेंच फ्राईज़)

Cuisine : French, Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Cheesy Baked Fries

Cheesy Baked Fries 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 : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheesy Baked Fries Recipe

  • Mozzarella cheese grated 30 grams

  • French fries frozen 200 grams

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Red chilli flakes a pinch

  • Mixed fresh herbs chopped 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cheese sauce

  • Processed cheese grated 1/4 cup

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespoon

  • Milk 1 cup

  • White pepper powder to taste

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

To make cheese sauce, heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add flour and sauté well. Add milk, mix and cook till the sauce thickens.

Step 2

Add cheese and mix well till the cheese melts. Add pepper powder and salt, mix and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 180° C.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry French fries till browned. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Put the fries in a baking dish. Pour cheese sauce on top, grate in mozzarella cheese, sprinkle chilli flakes and mixed herbs.

Step 6

Put the dish in the preheated oven and bake till the cheese melts.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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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.