Monday 11 November 2013

Mozzarella Potato Croquettes

Croquettes are finger foods usually shaped as cylinder, disk or oval shaped patties and they are deep fried Actually croquette is a french word and croquer means to crunch. Usually croquettes are made with mashed potatoes,ground meats,vegetables and cheese mixed with a white sauce and then breadcrumbs for coating.You can deep fry or shallow fry croquettes,it will depends upon you.I stuffed my usual potato croquettes with a piece of mozzarella, the melted cheese in this croquettes will definitely attracts kids and they can finish a plate in no time.

Croquettes makes a wonderful tea time snacks and a prefect snack dish for school going kids. The addition of cheese makes this deep fried beauties as calcium rich snacks, so a kid going kid can enjoy this croquettes with any spread.Today dish is my second entry for this week's blogging marathon and the theme of this week is Evening snacks.Some people add eggs in croquettes but mine is completely eggfree.

3nos Potatoes (cooked)
1tbsp Corn flour
1/2tsp Pepper powder
1ball Mozzarella cheese
1/2cup Bread crumbs
1tbsp Maida/all purpose flour
1tsp Cornflour
Oil for deepfrying

Mash the cooked potatoes in a bowl, add the pepper powder,corn flour and salt and mix everything well.

Cut the mozzarella cheese as medium sized cubes,keep aside.

Make a neither thick nor a thin white paste with all purpose flour,corn flour and water,keep aside.

Take a ball of potato mixture and roll it as a round.

Make a hole in the centre and keep a piece of cubes cheese in it.

Close the cheese completely with the potato mixture and roll as oval.

Roll it over the bread crumbs,keep aside for few minutes in fridge.

Heat oil for deepfrying.

Drop the croquettes and fry them until they turns golden brown.

Drain the excess of oil with paper towel.

Enjoy with ketchup.


Unknown said...

So nice akka.. very tempting... I am too hungry now, feel like grabbing it and having.. :)

Priya Anandakumar said...

Delicious and tempting croquettes sis...

Home Cooked food said...

You forget to write whole process or my phone is acting?

Reva said...

That oozing mozzarelle is making me drool! for real!

Vanamala Hebbar said...

Hmmmm superb!,

jasper68 said...

recipe is incomplete .what about the frying portion.

Priya Suresh said...

Thank u jasper for letting me know, now i have written it.