Aloo Cheese Croquettes, Potato and Cheese Rolls
by Tarla Dalal
आलू चीज़ क्रोकैट्स्
- हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Aloo Cheese Croquettes, Potato and Cheese Rolls in Hindi)
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A yummy starter, which is sure to raise one’s expectations of the forthcoming meal! Aloo Cheese Croquettes also look very appetising, so nobody is likely to pass up the tray without tasting one.
A melt-in-the-mouth covering of mashed potatoes gives way to a succulent, cheesy filling that has the peppy flavour of chilli-garlic sauce. Accompanied by more Chilli Garlic Sauce , this delectable snack is an awesome treat for your taste buds – in terms of its texture as well as flavour! Enjoy it hot and fresh.
Enjoy how to make Aloo Cheese Croquettes recipe with detailed step by step photos and video below.
- To make aloo cheese croquettes, combine the potatoes, salt and pepper powder in a deep bowl and mix well.
- Divide the potato mixture into 12 equal portions and keep aside.
- Combine the plain flour along with approx. ¾ cup water in a deep bowl and mix well using a whisk till no lumps remain. Keep aside.
- Divide the cheese stuffing into 12 equal portions and keep aside.
- Take a portion of the potato mixture and flatten it on your palm into a 50 mm. (2”) diameter circle using your fingers.
- Place a portion of the cheese stuffing in the centre and bring all the sides together and shape into a cylindrical roll.
- Dip the croquette in the plain flour-water mixture and roll it in the bread crumbs till it is evenly coated from all the sides.
- Repeat step 5 to 7 to make 11 more croquettes.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry, a few aloo cheese croquettes at a time on a medium flame, till they are golden brown in colour from all sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
- Serve the aloo cheese croquettes immediately with chilli-garlic sauce.
Aloo Cheese Croquettes Video by Tarla Dalal
Aloo Cheese Croquettes, Potato and Cheese Rolls recipe with step by step photos
Aloo Cheese Croquettes are a perfect snack for kids. Croquettes are fried food rolls ideally covered in an beaten eggs and deep-fried but, the vegetarian croquette recipe makes use of a flour slurry for coating. They can be made with a myriad of ingredients like potato, cheese, paneer, corn, boiled vegetables etc. Listing down some of my favorite croquette recipes :
For making the potato mixture for potato and cheese croquettes, we will first boil 6 medium sized potatoes in a pressure cooker. Do not overcook otherwise they will retain water.
Cool them completely and peel.
Once peeled, mash them very well. Ideally, grated potatoes would be better to help form a smooth mixture. Measure 3 cups using a measuring cup.
Transfer the mashed potatoes in a large bowl.
Add the salt and pepper powder. Also, you can toss some dried herbs if you like.
Mix well and our potato mixture is ready.
Mixture For Aloo Cheese Croquettes is ready, divide the potato mixture into 12 equal portions and keep aside.
For preparing the Cheesy Stuffing for Aloo Cheese Croquettes, in a deep bowl take grated mozzarella cheese. It will melt and give a gooey center.
To this, add the grated processed cheese. While the mozzarella cheese provides a stringy effect, processed cheese provides a nice flavor to the aloo cheese croquettes.
Add the chilli-garlic sauce. The bland cheese takes up the spicy flavour giving tongue-tickling flavour to the potato cheese croquettes. It is available in the market easily but, you can make chilli garlic sauce at home referring our recipe of Chilli Garlic sauce.
Divide the cheese stuffing into 12 equal portions and keep aside.
For the flour-water mixture, in a deep-bowl, take the plain flour.
Add approx. ¾ cup water. The water quantity will differ depending upon the quality of plain flour.
Mix well using a whisk till no lumps remain. Keep aside.
For making the make Aloo Cheese Croquettes, take a portion of the potato mixture.
Flatten it on your palm into a 50 mm. (2”) diameter circle using your fingers.
Place a portion of the cheese stuffing in the center.
Bring all the sides together.
Shape into a cylindrical roll.
Dip the Aloo Cheese Croquettes in the plain flour-water mixture. Use both hands, to handle wet and dry ingredients separately for less mess.
Roll it in the bread crumbs till it is evenly coated from all the sides. After rolling, before frying you can choose to refrigerate the croquettes if not serving immediately.
Repeat step 4 to 11 to make 11 more Aloo Cheese Croquettes.
To make Aloo Cheese Croquettes, heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan.
Depending upon the size of you pan, deep-fry 2-3 potato cheese croquettes.
Deep-fry the croquettes on a medium flame till they are golden brown in colour from all sides. If you fry them on a low-flame, they will absorb a lot of oil while on high flame the cheese won’t melt inside.
Drain the Aloo Cheese Croquettes on an absorbent paper.
Serve the Aloo Cheese Croquettes immediately with chilli-garlic sauce.
You can make Aloo Cheese Croquettes in advance and store in a zip-lock or air-tight container and put it in the freezer.
Nutrient values per crouquette
|Vitamin A||60.8 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.4 mg|
|Vitamin C||3.9 mg|
|Folic Acid||3.9 mcg|
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