Cream Cheese Balls can be served as a starter before you have your meal. You can have it on your holidays or during tea time. Potato Cheese Balls Recipe is the yummy treat for the Kids, made with Boiled Potatoes and Spices and stuffed with the filling of Grated Processed Cheese.
4 boiled potatoes
1 cup grated processed cheese
3 green chilies, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon ginger, finely chopped or minced
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoon fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
2 tablespoon bread crumbs
Oil for deep frying
Salt to taste
1.Check out the ingredients for making Potato Cheese Balls Recipe.
2.Grate the Cheese and keep it ready aside.
3.Mash the boiled potatoes in a bowl.
4.Add 3 finely chopped green chilies, 1/2 teaspoon chopped ginger, 4 cloves of chopped garlic, 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, 2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh coriander leaves, 2 tablespoon bread crumbs and salt to taste.
5.Mix all the ingredients very well and keep aside. Now heat good amount of oil in a frying pan. Divide the potato mixture in small balls or portions. You can make about 12 balls from this quantity of mixture.
6.Take some oil in your palms, get one ball and smoothly round it, make a small hole in center and stuff good amount of grated cheese in it.
7.Now close the ball carefully from all the sides and in such way keep making all the balls and keep aside.
8.When the oil is heated properly, it should be reached about 170 degrees temperature. Now drop 2-3 balls in hot oil and keep the flame from high to medium. It is very important to cook these balls on medium flame, so that you can enjoy the melted cheese and properly cooked potato mixture while eating. Keep frying and flipping for 2-4 minutes, till the balls turns out golden brown in color.
9.Drain on oil absorbent paper napkins.
10.Serve immediately with Dip, Sauce or Chutney of your choice.
Notes: If you have garlic powder in your hand, then add 1 teaspoon of that and then do not add chopped garlic. Garlic powder has its own flavor in these balls. If you do not want to deep fry these potato cheese balls, then you can bake them in oven at 450 degrees F for 10-12 minutes.