How to make Fried Cheese Burger -

Mozzarella cheese squares rolled in spiced breadcrumbs, deep-fried and served sandwiched in burger buns

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mozzarella cheese block, Mini burger buns (मिनि बर्गर बन्ज़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Fried Cheese Burger

Fried Cheese Burger Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 2-2.30 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Fried Cheese Burger Recipe

  • Mozzarella cheese block , cut into 2 inch squares 200 grams

  • Mini burger buns 4

  • Breadcrumbs 1 cup

  • Garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dried mixed herbs 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 1/2 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 1/2 cup

  • Black peppercorns , crushed to taste

  • Butter for toasti

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Layering

  • Ketchup mayo as required

  • Lettuce leaves as required

  • Tomato slices as required

  • Onion slices as required

  • Black peppercorns , crushed to taste

  • Salt to taste

  • Pickled jalapeno slices as required

  • Black olives to garnish


Step 1

Spread breadcrumbs on a plate, add garlic powder, onion powder, dried mixed herbs, salt and red chilli flakes and mix well.

Step 2

Take refined flour in a bowl. Add crushed black peppercorns, salt and ½ cup water and mix well to make a lump free mixture.

Step 3

Dip the mozzarella squares into the refined flour mixture and coat with the breadcrumbs mixture. Repeat the process one more time.

Step 4

Place these mozzarella squares on a plate and keep the plate in the freezer for 1-2 hours.

Step 5

Halve the burger buns horizontally.

Step 6

Heat butter in a non-stick grill pan, place the burger buns and toast for 30 seconds.

Step 7

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, gently slide in the frozen mozzarella squares and deep- fry on medium heat till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

To make the burgers, apply some ketchup-mayo on each burger bun base and place some lettuce leaves. Place one fried cheese square on each and arrange tomato slices and onion rings over it. Sprinkle crushed black peppercorns, salt and arrange some pickled jalapeno slices over it. Arrange some more lettuce leaves on top. Apply some ketchup-mayo on the top halves of the burger buns and place them one on top each.

Step 9

Secure with a toothpick and garnish with black olives. Place each burger on an individual plate and serve immediately.

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