Spinach Cheese Cigars with Honey Chilli Sauce
by Tarla Dalal
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spinach cheese cigars is a tempting starter for any party – be it for kids or a cocktail party.
Crunchy samosa patti rolls, filled with a spicy cheese and spinach mixture is what makes this easy Indian snack recipe. Mozzarella cheese gives the necessary gooey stuffing in spinach cheese cigars which we all enjoy.
Use of readymade samosa pattis in spinach cheese cigars with honey chilli sauce | easy Indian snack recipe saves time and energy. These ready-made samosa pattis are available at most provision stores. Remember you need to store them in a deep-freezer till use.
To make spinach cheese cigars, mix the blanched spinach, cheese and green chillies together and make a stuffing. Combine the honey, chilli sauce, chilli flakes, sugar and water and keep the honey chilli sauce ready. Then make the cigars. Cut each samosa patti into 3 to get 75 mm. X 62 mm. (3" x 2½") rectangular pieces. You will get 24 pieces in all. Place a piece of the samosa patti on a flat dry surface and place a portion of the filling at one pointed edge. Roll each patti towards the opposite pointed edge to form a cylindrical shape. Seal the edge of the samosa patti using a little of the flour paste. Finally deep-fry them till golden brown in colour.
You can serve this spinach cheese cigars with a ready made hot chilli sauce or Schezuan sauce, but nothing can beat the Honey Chilli Sauce. Lemon juice balances the sauce very well and the specks of chilli flakes adds in spice along with eye appeal.
Tips for spinach cheese cigars. 1. The samos pattis used should be fresh. If they have turned dry, then it will make rolling difficult. 2. Squeeze out all the water from the blanched and chopped spinach to prevent the cigars from becoming soggy. 3. Seal the edges very well with maida paste, else they will open up while deep-frying. 4. Serve spinach cheese cigars immediately to enjoy the taste of the melted mozzarella cheese.
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