Cheese Straws


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Cheese-based tidbits do not have to be store bought. Here is how you can make crispy cheese straws at home to amaze the kids at home. While it might take a little practice to master this, it is not so difficult if you follow the instructions to the t. What is more, it does not even call for any exotic ingredients – just simple stuff readily available in your larder, a bit of love, and an element of surprise!

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Cheese Straws recipe - How to make Cheese Straws

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  200°C (400°F)   Baking Time:  20 minutes   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 24 straws
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Ingredients
4 tbsp grated processed cheese
1 cup plain flour (maida)
2 pinches of salt
1/4 cup butter (room temperature)
1/4 tsp chilli powder
plain flour (maida) for rolling
Method
  1. Sieve the flour and add the salt.
  2. Rub the butter into the flour with finger tips till the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
  3. Add the cheese and chilli powder and mix well.
  4. Add ice-cold water (approx. 1 tablespoon) and make a dough.
  5. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured board to 6 mm. (1/4") thickness.
  6. Cut into long strips with a fluted cutter and give 2 twists.
  7. Arrange the straws on an ungreased baking dish and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 minutes.
  8. Serve immediately or store in an air-tight container.

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Cheese Straws
5
 on 08 Aug 14 01:44 PM


I didn't know cheese straws can be cooked in just 15 minutes at home. But believe me you get nice crispy straws..just follow the recipe to the T.
Cheese Straws
5
 on 08 Aug 14 11:05 AM


I always bought readymade cheese straws that were expensive and not that fresh...so now that i tried this recipe i always make it at home and my family enjoys them with soups....
Cheese Straws
5
 on 21 Jun 16 02:00 AM


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Tarla Dalal    Hi Foodie , we are delighted you loved the Cheese Straw recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback and review recipes you have loved. Happy Cooking.
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21 Jun 16 10:31 AM
Cheese Straws
5
 on 22 May 16 12:12 PM


Love this recipe.I will make it for my son''s birthday????
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks. Let us know how the cheese straws come out. Happy cooking.
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23 May 16 04:27 PM
Cheese Straws
5
 on 08 Aug 14 01:44 PM


I didn't know cheese straws can be cooked in just 15 minutes at home. But believe me you get nice crispy straws..just follow the recipe to the T.
Cheese Straws
5
 on 08 Aug 14 11:05 AM


I always bought readymade cheese straws that were expensive and not that fresh...so now that i tried this recipe i always make it at home and my family enjoys them with soups....