How to make Mozzarella Stuffed Croquettes -

Potato croquettes stuffed with mozzarella sticks and deep fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Mozzarella cheese (मोज़ारेला चीज़)

Cuisine : French

Course : Snacks and Starters

Mozzarella Stuffed Croquettes

Mozzarella Stuffed Croquettes 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mozzarella Stuffed Croquettes Recipe

  • Potatoes cut into 12 long sticks 200 grams

  • Mozzarella cheese boiled, peeled and mashed 2-3 medium

  • Parmesan cheese powder 3 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1/2 teaspoon

  • Nutmeg powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Egg 1

  • Breadcrumbs 1 cup

  • Oil for deep-frying


Step 1

Mix potatoes, Parmesan cheese, salt, crushed peppercorns and nutmeg powder in a bowl.

Step 2

Break the egg into a small bowl and whisk. Spread the breadcrumbs on a plate.

Step 3

Divide the potato mixture into twelve equal portions and stuff each portion with a mozzarella cheese stick and shape them into a croquette.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 5

Dip the croquettes in the egg, roll in the breadcrumbs and slide into hot oil. Deep-fry till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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