Paneer Cheese Balls, Indian Veg Starter
by Tarla Dalal
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paneer cheese balls | cottage cheese balls | Indian paneer cheese balls snack | with 13 amazing images.
paneer cheese balls is a deep fried Indian starter made from paneer, processed cheese, onions and spices.
Two types of cheese come together in a unique manner to delight the diner in paneer cheese balls!
An outer layer of paneer and onions with taste-enhancers like green chillies and ginger wraps a centre of gooey molten cheese in paneer cheese balls.
The crumbly, melt-in-the-mouth exterior and cheesy inner core of the paneer cheese balls makes every bite a great experience.
Notes on paneer cheese balls. 1. In a deep bowl, take crumbled paneer. You can also grate it using a grater. Ensure you use fresh paneer which is soft and moist. 2. Then add finely chopped onions to it. They give a nice bite to the paneer cheese balls on frying. 3. Add the rice flour. They give the cottage cheese and cheese balls a very nice crispy texture on frying. 4. Add the besan and cornflour. They bind together all the ingredients very well. 5. Bring all the sides together, seal them completely and roll them again lightly. If you don’t do this properly, there are chances of the ball breaking in the oil.
Enjoy cottage cheese balls hot and fresh. You can also try other starters like Paneer Achari Tikka or Corn Cheese Balls.
Learn to make paneer cheese balls | cottage cheese balls | Indian paneer cheese balls snack | with step by step photos and video below.
- To make paneer cheese balls, divide the mixture into 20 equal portions.
- Shape each portion of the mxture into a flat round and put a small cube of cheese in the center.
- Bring all the sides together, seal them completely and roll them again lightly.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and deep-fry, a few paneer cheese balls at a time, on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour and crispy from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
- Serve the paneer cheese balls immediately with chilli sauce.
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Nutrient values per ball
|Vitamin A||113.5 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||-0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B2||-0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0 mg|
|Vitamin C||1.1 mg|
|Folic Acid||3 mcg|
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