Cheese Poppers


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Cheese Poppers

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A melt-in-your-mouth treat, which does not melt from your memory forever! These exciting Cheese Poppers feature herbed cheese slice rolls that are batter-fried to perfection.

It is amazing how a small sprinkling of mixed herbs with chilli flakes can transform plain cheese slices into a flavourful treat for your taste buds.

An accompaniment of Schezuan sauce adds great value to the memorable experience. You will also relish other cheesy snacks like Cheese Corn Balls , Cheese and Spring Onion Samosa and Broccoli and Cheese Balls .

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Cheese Poppers recipe - How to make Cheese Poppers

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 15 pieces (15 piece )
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Ingredients
5 amul cheese slices
3/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1 1/2 cups fresh bread crumbs
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into A Herbed Mixture
1 tsp dried mixed herbs
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
salt to taste
1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch)

For Serving
schezuan sauce
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the plain flour and ¾ cup of water in a deep bowl and mix well to make a smooth batter. Keep aside.
  2. Divide the herbed mixture into 5 equal portions and keep aside.
  3. Place a cheese slice on a flat, dry surface and place 1 portion of the herbed mixture at one end of the cheese slice and roll it up tightly.
  4. Cut the cylindrical roll into 3 equal pieces.
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to make 12 more poppers.
  6. Dip each piece in the plain flour batter and roll it in bread crumbs till they are evenly coated from all the sides. Repeat this procedure once more with each piece so as to seal the herbed mixture in the cheese slice properly.
  7. Heat the oil in a non-stick deep pan and deep-fry them, 3 at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  8. Serve immediately with schezwan sauce.

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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per piece
Energy91 cal
Protein3.2 g
Carbohydrates11 g
Fiber0 g
Fat3.8 g
Cholesterol6.7 mg
Sodium83.5 mg
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Cheese Poppers
5
 on 05 May 19 10:23 AM


I tried this recipe. I couldn''t make it. when I roll my cheese , it is getting break. I have tried with fresh one also and old one also, all are getting break
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sudarshan, Try using another brand of cheese.Make sure that the cheese slices you use are not too soft.
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06 May 19 09:06 AM
Cheese Poppers
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 on 05 May 19 09:28 AM


good
Cheese Poppers
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 on 10 Mar 19 08:07 PM


I tried the recepie but while rolling the cheese slices they crumbled into pieces and found it difficult to manage them while dipping in maida batter... even while frying the cheese was leaking ... but after adding corn flour to bread crumbs frying them became easier and it was very tasty...
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Pallavi, Make sure your cheese slices are not very frozen to avoid them from breaking. 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 Mar 19 09:14 AM
Cheese Poppers
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 on 21 Jul 18 05:07 PM


Hi The recipe was easy nd delicious.. however while rolling the cheese slice the slices broke. Can u suggest what myt b the probable reasons and how to overcome it? Thankyou
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Paridhi, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Make sure your cheese slices are not very frozen to avoid them from breaking. Happy Cooking !!
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23 Jul 18 03:41 PM
Cheese Poppers
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 on 02 Jul 17 04:42 AM


This recipe is a must try. Absolutely delicious and easy to make. However I found the batter to liquidy. Added more flour to make it thicker so that cheese does not come out during frying. Also making the starters and putting them in the fridge for more than a day helps - the cheese does not flow out then.
Edited after original posting.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sharada, Thank you for your kind words. We have tried the recipe here many times and it was just perfect. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
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03 Jul 17 08:52 AM
Cheese Poppers
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 on 08 Apr 17 03:41 PM


Hi I hv tried this recipe.. taste is good..bt the cheeese from poppers while frying flows out....after 2-3mi. of frying....pls suggest what to do
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Tarla Dalal    Hi add 2 to 3 tbsp of cornflour in the breadcrumbs and coat the cheese slice well,and make sure the to deep fry on medium flame. Happy Cooking!!!
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25 May 17 02:14 PM
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 on 02 Apr 17 12:11 AM


what is mixed herbs
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Tarla Dalal    Mixed herbs is just right for boosting the flavour of pasta sauces, soups, stews, stuffing, breads, marinades, butter, salad dressings, stocks, vinegars, vinaigrettes, and even some desserts, drinks and confectionaries.
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25 May 17 02:23 PM
Cheese Poppers
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 on 01 Jun 16 10:46 AM


These poppers were an absolutely cheesy delight to have. I loved how the spices combined so well with the cheese and bread crumbs to provide a perfect balance to the recipe. I know that you suggested using amul cheese slices but after trying it the second time with Go cheese slices, I found that it tasted better the second time around. The flavour and smooth texture of Go cheese had a slight edge and made the poppers pop even more! Thank you for sharing this lovely recipe!
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Priya , we are delighted you loved theCheese Poppers recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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01 Jun 16 11:03 AM
Cheese Poppers
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 on 13 Mar 16 05:48 PM


loved it by all!!! kids n adults!!!cheese just melts in d mouth
Cheese Poppers
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 on 14 Feb 16 09:45 PM


Hello mam, If I donot have maida handy, can I use wheat flour (chapatika atta)? If yes, what are the pros and cons? And what is the consistency of the maida batter? Thank u so much for tos easy n quick recipe!
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Akshaya, We would suggest to buy maida as it will taste and hold the poppers well. We have not tried with whole wheat flour. Do try it and let us know how it turned out...Happy Cooking !
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15 Feb 16 12:29 PM
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