Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe

Spinach Cheese Balls

Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe is the popular Indian Snack dish, fully power packed, made with Spinach (Palak), Boiled Potatoes, Paneer and Processed Cheese. These yummy and mouth melting Cheese Balls are full of iron in form of Spinach and a greet source of protein in form of paneer. This famous Green Balls are the perfect addition to your holiday open house table and can be served with any choice of dip.

When I made these Spinach and Cheese Balls Recipe at my home, everyone in my family really appreciated a lot, as they genuinely melted in mouth after having every bit. These balls are different from cutlets, vadas and tikkis, that we usually make at home.Spinach Cheese Balls

Spinach or Palak is a green leafy vegetable and very healthy in eating, hence I try to inculcate it in many of my recipes in one or another way. If you are looking for more Palak Recipes, then do check Aloo Palak Paneer, Palak Cutlets, Bhee Palak (Lotus stem in spinach curry), Palak Risotto, Palak Ghosht, Cream of Spinach Soup, Palak Aloo Paratha, Palak Rice, Palak Dal, etc.

On that day, afternoon leftover Spinach Vegetable was available and in evening I felt hungry and thought to make something very quick, tasty and different, so I used that ready spinach vegetable for making these balls. You can use fresh Spinach too, and for that, you need to chop and boil the spinach very well, squeeze whole water and then grind and mix it with paneer, tofu or boiled potatoes.

This recipe is sure to be enjoyed by people of all age groups especially the kids who love to munch on finger foods like cutlets, tikkis etc… so, this is a good way to sneak protein into their diet through foods that they love!Spinach Cheese Balls

Let’s start making our Yummy evening snack, that kids will absolutely love, and let me tell you, that the cheese core adds a delightful twist to the crunchy outer shell of the ball, hence it is must.

If you are looking for more Indian Snack Recipes, then do check Bread Rolls, Garlic Bread, Besan Ke Pakode, Baby Potato Fry, Bread Channa, Methi Pakode, Aloo Vada Snack, Aloo Tikki Chole, Aloo Tikki Wrap, Vegetable Grill Sandwich and many more.

Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe – Step by Step

Rinse the Spinach Leaves, Boil with some salt and make a puree out of it.Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe Step 1In a bowl, mash the boiled potatoes and add crumbled Paneer and cooked Spinach.

Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe Step 2Add Red Chili Powder, Turmeric Powder, Ajwain, Cumin Seeds Powder, Dry Mango Powder, Breadcrumbs and Salt to taste. Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe Step 3Mix all the ingredients very well and keep the mixture aside. Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe Step 4Grate the cubes of Cheese and keep aside.Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe Step 5Divide the mixture in equal portions and shape each portion into a small round, press a little in the center of each round to make a depression, put some grated cheese in it and again shape them into a round ball. Make all the balls in similar way.Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe Step 6In heating oil, deep fry few balls at a time on medium flame for about 2-3 minutes, or till they turn golden brown from all the sides.

Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe Step 7Drain the Spinach Cheese Balls on paper napkins and serve hot with green chutney, tomato ketchup or sweet chili sauce.

Spinach Cheese Balls

How to make Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe:

Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 15 Balls

Serving Size: 1 Ball

Calories per serving: 100

Fat per serving: 4g

Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe

Spinach Cheese Balls Recipe is the popular Indian Snack dish, fully power packed, made with Spinach (Palak), Boiled Potatoes, Paneer and Processed Cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked spinach (palak)
  • 6 boiled potatoes (aloo)
  • 6 cubes of processed cheese
  • 2 tbsp crumbled paneer
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp ajwain (carom seeds)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds powder
  • 1/2 tsp dry mango powder (amchur)
  • 2 tbsp whole wheat bread crumbs (optional)
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Take a big bowl and mash 6 boiled potatoes in it. Add 2 tbsp of crumbled paneer and mix well.
  2. Add cooked spinach,1 tsp red chili powder, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 1/4 tsp ajwain, 1/2 tsp cumin seeds powder, 1/2 tsp dry mango powder, some whole wheat breadcrumbs and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients very well and keep aside.
  3. Heat good amount of oil in a frying pan and till the oil reaches at about 170 degree C, grate 6 cubes of processed cheese and keep aside.
  4. Divide the mixture into 12-15 equal portions and shape each portion into a small round, press a little in the center of each round to make a depression, put some grated cheese in it and again shape them into a round ball.
  5. In heating oil, deep fry few balls at a time till they turn golden brown from all the sides. Drain on oil absorbent paper napkins and serve hot with green chutney, tomato ketchup or sweet chilli sauce.

Notes

If you want, you can roll the balls in the bread crumbs till they are evenly coated from all the sides, and then there is no need to add breadcrumbs in potato mixture. Insert a toothpick or a bread stick to make the cheese balls look more appealing to your little ones. You can even give these balls the shape of your choice, such as oval, triangle, etc. You can add fine chopped green chilies too.

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