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Pasta Cheese Balls

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pasta cheese balls recipe | pasta balls Indian starter | cheesy party snack | cheese pasta balls kids recipe is a tempting starter with pasta and cheese as its main ingredient and thus devoured by kids and adults alike. Learn how to make pasta balls Indian starter.

To make pasta cheese balls, heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes or till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan and resembles a thick sauce, while stirring continuously using a whisk. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl and keep aside to cool completely. Add the pasta, cheese, coriander, celery, green chillies and salt and mix well. Divide the mixture into 11 equal portions and shape each portion into small rounds. Dip the balls in the plain flour mixture and roll them in bread crumbs till they are evenly coated from all the sides. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, and deep-fry a few balls at a time on a medium flame, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper. Serve immediately with tomato ketchup or chilli sauce.

Oops? Stranded with some leftover boiled Pastas ? Here is how to turn it into an aromatic, herby delicacy. Make a cheesy party snack. These are flavoured with coriander, celery and green chillies which are coated with bread crumbs to get the perfect crispiness you look forward to in a starter recipe.

Mix up the leftover pasta with cheese, herbs and a few other ingredients, coat it in batter and bread crumbs and deep-fry to make a crunchy snack with a soft interior, that will bowl you over with its fantastic texture and memorable flavour. These melt-in-mouth pasta balls Indian starter will never melt in your memory is our guarantee.

Cheese pasta balls kids recipe can be served as Evening Tea Snacks, After School Treats, High Tea Party and Cocktail Party.

Make them for kids playdate or birthday parties, it is sure to be finished as soon as you make and serve them. A soup and herbed pizza strips would make a good meal for kids.

Tips for pasta cheese balls. 1.We have used fusilli in this recipe, but you can use any pasta of your choice. 2. Ensure the oil is hot enough before frying the cheese balls. Also do not use too much oil for frying, as the oil tends to turn black due to the use of bread crumbs after frying. 3. Make sure you serve the Pasta Cheese Balls immediately after preparation to avoid the chewiness that takes over when molten cheese cools down.

Learn to make pasta cheese balls recipe | pasta balls Indian starter | cheesy party snack | cheese pasta balls kids recipe | with step by step photos below.

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Pasta Cheese Balls recipe - How to make Pasta Cheese Balls

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     11Makes 11 balls
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Ingredients

For Pasta Cheese Balls
1 cup leftover boiled and chopped pasta
1/2 cup grated processed cheese
2 tbsp butter
5 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1 1/2 cups milk
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tbsp finely chopped celery (ajmoda)
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste
1/2 cup bread crumbs for rolling
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Together Into Plain Flour Mixture
1/2 cup plain flour (maida)
3/4 cup water

For Serving With Pasta Cheese Balls
tomato ketchup / red chilli sauce
Method

For pasta cheese balls

    For pasta cheese balls
  1. To make pasta cheese balls, heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes or till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan and resembles a thick sauce, while stirring continuously using a whisk.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep bowl and keep aside to cool completely.
  4. Add the pasta, cheese, coriander, celery, green chillies and salt and mix well.
  5. Divide the mixture into 11 equal portions and shape each portion into small rounds.
  6. Dip the balls in the plain flour mixture and roll them in bread crumbs till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
  7. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai, and deep-fry a few balls at a time on a medium flame, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  8. Serve the pasta cheese balls immediately with tomato ketchup or chilli sauce.

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  1. To make pasta cheese balls recipe | pasta balls Indian starter | cheesy party snack | cheese pasta balls kids recipe, heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan. A broad non-stick pan is a good choice to make the sauce. 
  2. Once the butter has been heated, ad the plain flour. Also called as maida, this is the ingredient which helps in thickening of the sauce. 
  3. Sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir it continuously and ensure that the maida doesn’t burn. 
  4. Add the milk for pasta balls Indian starter
  5. Immediately start mixing with the help of a whishk so the sauce doesn’t form lumps. 
  6. Cook the sauce on a medium flame for 6 to 7 minutes or till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan and resembles a thick sauce, while stirring continuously using a whisk.
  7. At this stage, transfer the mixture into a deep bowl. 
  8. Spread it evenly and keep aside to cool completely. At this stage the sauce witll thicken further. 
  9. Add the pasta. We have used fusilli, but you can use any pasta of your choice. Cook the pasta and chop it roughly to make cheese pasta balls kids recipe. You can use leftover cooked pasta also. 
  10. Add loads of processed cheese.
  11. Add chopped coriander to get the perfect Indian starter flavour. 
  12. You can also add chopped celery. 
  13. Add the finely chopped green chillies. You can adjust the green chillies as oer your taste. 
  14. Add salt as per taste. 
  15. Mix the mixture of cheesy party snack very well with your fingers. The sauce and the pasta along with spices should blend well.
  16. Divide the mixture into 11 equal portions and shape each portion into small rounds in between your palms. If you feel that the mixture is sticking to your hands while shaping the balls, then grease your hands slightly with butter. This will make rolling and shaping easier. 
  17. Dip the balls, one by one, in the plain flour mixture. 
  18. Roll them in bread crumbs till they are evenly coated from all the sides. Remember to dip the pasta cheese balls in maida mixture with one hand and use the other hand for roliing in bread crumbs, else both the hands will become messy and then rolling will be difficult. 
  19. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai. 
  20. Deep-fry a few balls at a time on a medium flame, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  21. Drain cheese pasta balls kids recipe on an absorbent paper.
  22. Serve pasta cheese balls recipe | pasta balls Indian starter | cheesy party snack | cheese pasta balls kids recipe immediately with tomato ketchup or chilli sauce.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per ball
Energy154 cal
Protein4.3 g
Carbohydrates16.5 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat7.1 g
Cholesterol13.5 mg
Sodium70.5 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Recipes Using LeftoversBuy this cookbook

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Reviews

Pasta Cheese Balls
5
 on 17 Nov 15 12:37 PM


Too good!! liked the idea of converting leftover boiled pasta into a delicious starter... batter coated and rolled in bread crumbs to get that perfect crunchiness outside while the cheese inside gives that smooth texture which is unforgettable....you are sure to try it again and again.