How to make Mac and Cheese Pops -

They not only look nice they taste good too – these deep-fried macaroni-white sauce-cheese balls.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Macaroni (मैकारोनी), Processed cheese (प्रोसेस्ड चीज़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Mac and Cheese Pops

Mac and Cheese Pops 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mac and Cheese Pops Recipe

  • Macaroni boiled ½ cup

  • Processed cheese grated ½ cup

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 5 tablespoons

  • Milk 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh parsley sprigs 2-3

  • Oil to deep fry

  • Bread crumbs ¾ cup


Step 1

Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add 1 tablespoon refined flour and sauté well, but make sure that it doesn’t turn brown.

Step 2

Add milk, little by little, and keep stirring till the sauce thickens. Lower heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Switch off heat, add pasta, cheese and mix well. Add salt and mix again.

Step 4

Finely chop parsley and add. Mix well and spread on a plate to cool.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 6

Take remaining refined flour in a bowl. Add sufficient water and mix well to make a thick slurry.

Step 7

Divide the mac-cheese mixture into small portions, dip in the slurry and coat in the breadcrumbs. Shape into balls.

Step 8

Deep-fry balls in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 9

Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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