Cheese Corn Balls


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cheese corn balls recipe | Indian style cheese corn balls | veg cheese sweet corn balls | with amazing 35 images.

cheese corn balls makes a super starter and it just melts down in the mouth. Eye appealing, perfect sized Indian style cheese corn balls is a cocktail party starter to be served with tomato ketchup.

The cheese corn balls recipe is super quick and easy to make and the combination of cheese and corn is supreme. All ingredients for this recipe are easy to get and most are found in the Indian kitchen.

The first stage is making the thick white sauce which will help in binding the cheese corn balls. Once the white sauce is ready transfer it to a plate and allow it to cool, then add boiled and crushed corn to it, make sure there is no water left or it will make the mixture watery and hard to bind. Add processed cheese, you can also use mozarella cheese or even mix the cheese with the white sauce base. Add chopped coriander, green chillies and mix all the ingredients together. You can also add mixed herbs and chilli flakes to it. Then divide and roll in small balls and keep aside.

For frying the Indian style cheese corn balls, dip the prepared balls in the slurry, coat the with bread crumbs and deep fry. If you want your cheese corn balls even crispier use panko bread crumbs. While deep frying, if your cheese corn balls are breaking add corn flour, mix again and then fry. To make them even colourful and add more flavour you an even add chopped vegetables like bell peppers or broccoli to it.

Indian style cheese corn balls have become popular to serve as kitty party snack and a popular finger food. veg cheese sweet corn balls has a creamy cheesy texture with a crunch of corn in it.

Also try other recipes with corn and cheese combo like Corn Filled Bread Tartlets, Corn and Jalapeno Fondue and Corn Au Gratin.

Enjoy cheese corn balls recipe | Indian style cheese corn balls | veg cheese sweet corn balls | with detailed step by step photos below.

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Cheese Corn Balls recipe - How to make Cheese Corn Balls

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 16 servings (1 serving )
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Ingredients

For Cheese Corn Balls
2 tbsp butter
2 1/2 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1/2 cup warm milk
3/4 cup boiled and crushed sweet corn kernels
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/3 cup grated processed cheese
salt to taste
bread crumbs for coating
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into A Batter
1 cup plain flour (maida)
3/4 cup water

For Serving With Cheese Corn Balls
tomato ketchup
Method
For cheese corn balls

    For cheese corn balls
  1. To make cheese corn balls, heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the flour and cook for 1/2 minute.
  2. Add the milk and allow to simmer till the mixture thickens and leaves the sides of the pan, while stirring continuously.
  3. Remove from the flame and transfer to a plate.
  4. Add the corn,cheese, coriander, green chillies and salt. Allow it to cool completely.
  5. Once cooled, mix well and divide the mixture into 15 equal portions and shape each into a round ball.
  6. Dip a few balls at a time in the flour-water mixture and roll them in the breadcrumbs till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
  7. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the cheese corn balls a few at time on a medium flame till they are golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.
  8. Serve the cheese corn balls immediately with tomato ketchup.

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White sauce for the Cheese Corn Balls

  1. To make the white sauce for cheese corn balls recipe | Indian style cheese corn balls | veg cheese sweet corn balls | heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan on a slow flame and let it melt.
  2. Add the plain flour.
  3. Stir and cook for half a minute, you will see the flour becomes frothy and whitish and the raw smell of the flour goes slowly.
  4. Gradually add the milk. After adding the milk allow to simmer and keep on stirring, ensure that it is smooth and there are no lumps.
  5. Keep on stirring and cooking till the mixture thickens and leaves the sides of the pan and becomes a nice smooth, thick lump.
  6. The thick white sauce for cheese corn balls recipe | Indian style cheese corn balls | veg cheese sweet corn balls | is ready. Transfer it in a plate.

Homemade Cheese Corn Balls recipe

  1. Add the boiled and crushed sweet corn to the thick white sauce.
  2. Add grated processed cheese. Corn and cheese is a lip-smacking combo and here we have mixed it with a base of white sauce which helps in binding everything together.
  3. Add chopped coriander.
  4. Add chopped green chillies. You can even use chili flakes and dried mixed herbs to perk up the taste.
  5. And finally add salt to taste. Allow the white sauce and corn mixture to cool completely.

How to proceed to make the Cheese Balls

  1. Once cooled, mix well and divide the mixture into 15 equal portions.
  2. Shape each into a round ball. Ensure that there are no cracks on it.
  3. In a small bowl mix the plain flour and water. Mix well and see that there are no lumps.
  4. Dip a few balls at a time in the flour-water mixture.
  5. Roll them in the breadcrumbs till they are evenly coated from all the sides. Always use one hand to dip the balls in the flour-water mixture and the other hand to roll them in the breadcrumbs, this will give a smooth breadcrumbs coating on the balls and the breadcrumbs will not become wet and soggy.
  6. The Corn Cheese Balls coated in the flour-water mixture and breadcrumbs are ready for frying. You can make these ahead of time and keep them refrigerated. Fry just before the serving time.
  7. Heat the oil in a kadhai and check for perfect temperature of the oil.  Do a test run by first frying a very small lump from the corn cheese balls mixture. Read handy tip for knowing more about perfect temperature.
  8. Deep-fry the Corn Cheese Balls on a medium flame till they are golden brown in colour from all the sides. Do not rush in turning them or else they might break in the oil.
  9. Drain Cheese Corn Balls on absorbent paper.
  10. Plate the cheese corn balls | Indian style cheese corn balls | veg cheese sweet corn balls | with a decorative toothpick on each ball. To make the Cheese Corn Balls more appealing you can attach a small cheese cube and corn to the toothpick.
  11. Serve cheese corn balls | Indian style cheese corn balls | veg cheese sweet corn balls | immediately with homemade tomato ketchup recipe or roasted bell pepper dip.
  12. You can serve them at your next dinner party. Pasta Cheese Balls, Paneer Cheese balls are other interesting starter recipes that will be enjoyed by both kids and adults.

Handy Tips

  1. After boiling the corn, ensure it is drained completely. There should not be too much moisture left in it.
  2. Instead of breadcrumbs, you can use panko crumbs for coating.
  3. You can make it little colorful by adding finely chopped vegetables like capsicum and carrots. Also, they give a nice bite on frying.
  4. Instead of grated processed cheese, you can use cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese or a combination of all.
  5. If the cheese balls start bursting in the oil, then add little cornflour and plain flour for binding.
  6. While frying, the cheese balls should fry and come up gradually to the surface. If it remains at the bottom let the oil heat for some more time and if it comes up in a jiffy reduce the flame.
  7. Once you get the perfect temperature of the oil, gently slide the Corn Cheese Balls in batches.
Accompaniments

Chilli Garlic Sauce 
Chinese White Sauce 
Honey Chilli Sauce 
Hot and Sour Sauce 
Tomato Sauce (microwave) 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy1326 cal
Protein29.7 g
Carbohydrates135.2 g
Fiber3.8 g
Fat73.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A1829.4 mcg
Vitamin B10.3 mg
Vitamin B20.3 mg
Vitamin B33.5 mg
Vitamin C13.1 mg
Folic Acid36 mcg
Calcium460.4 mg
Iron4.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium240.3 mg
Potassium490.2 mg
Zinc1.3 mg

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Reviews

Cheese Corn Balls
5
 on 29 May 19 06:29 PM


amazing taste.. I love corns that''s why I tried this recipe. loved it , thanks Tarla mam
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Neelima, Glad you liked it! Do try out more recipes and share your experience with us. Happy cooking!
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30 May 19 09:33 AM
Cheese Corn Balls
5
 on 26 Apr 19 07:49 AM


Excellent recipe. I followed the instructions exactly and everyone loved the cheese corn balls. thanks.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Hetal, Glad you liked the recipe!Do try out more recipes and share your experience with us.Happy Cooking!
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26 Apr 19 09:27 AM
Cheese Corn Balls
5
 on 10 Dec 18 08:08 PM


the cheese corn balls turned out to be extremely delicious! everyone relished it! thank you for such a lovely recipe
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Neha, Happy to know you loved the recipe and relished it. Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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11 Dec 18 09:23 AM
Cheese Corn Balls
5
 on 21 Aug 17 01:59 AM


turned out superb... everyone at my place loved it:):):)
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them... Happy Cooking !!
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21 Aug 17 08:55 AM
Cheese Corn Balls
5
 on 13 Dec 16 05:46 PM


My experience was bad .. I followed acording to instructions but when I fride in oil , everything got spread not went into melting pieces ??
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sejal, We have tried this recipe many times. See the video to follow the details more https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cLS0O2Sv47A
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14 Dec 16 12:32 PM
Cheese Corn Balls
5
 on 10 May 12 09:26 AM


This recipe of Cheese Corn Balls is yummmm ! Combination of cheese and corn when put together is surely a hit....Best served with a spicy sauce for adults and tomato ketchup for kids ! You can make these ready in advance, just fry them when ready to serve.