Chicken Cheese Balls

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Ramadan Kareem - the most awaited month of the year is here, the month of blessings, forgiveness and mercy. Every year I'm pretty excited about the month of Ramadan and this year is no different, there is so much of spiritual enlightenment, a festive feel, the urge to earn rewards and blessings, doing good to others, sharing, helping and caring, which makes this the best month of All! And of-course there is FOOD

The family waking up and having pre-dawn meal (suhoor/sheri) together, offering Fajr prayers, reading the Quran is such a serene and peaceful feeling and then the exciting part of the day is to wait for the Maghrib prayers to break the fast with the evening meal (iftar/iftari). This recipe of Chicken Cheese Balls is one of my favorite recipes for snacks, and it makes a delicious iftar item too (this is my mother's recipe)
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Whether it's a get together, a birthday, iftaar or a craving my sisters and I would always ask our mother to  make these delicious, cheesy and golden chicken balls. The cravings for fried food is generally very high in Ramadan, so these golden balls, that are crunchy on the outside and soft and cheesy on the inside are a perfect way to satisfy that craving. The recipe is so easy that you can make a batch, freeze it and fry whenever you have those Chicken Cheese Balls cravings.
My mother's chicken cheese balls recipe is a favorite among family and friends. This recipe that I'm sharing is her classic version that we all love and hope it becomes a regular at your home too.


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Chicken Cheese Balls
Chicken Cheese Balls! These crispy on the outside and soft and cheesy on the inside golden little balls are an easy, delicious and tasty snack
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: Makes 20 balls

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Chicken, boiled and shredded
  • 2-3 Medium Potatoes, boiled and mashed
  • 2 Eggs, boiled and mashed
  • 2-3 Green Chilies, chopped finely
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 1/4 tsp White Pepper Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Paste
  • 2 Tbsp Cornflour
  • 3/4 Cup Cheddar Cheese, grated
  • 2 Eggs
  • Bread Crumbs for coating
  • Oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Mix together chicken, mashed potatoes and mashed eggs
  2. Mix in all the seasoning along with green chilies and cornflour, until well combined
  3. Make small balls of the mixture, dip each ball in egg and coat with bread crumbs. Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes
  4. Heat oil over medium heat, fry the balls until golden. Serve with your favorite dip

Notes

  1. You can make a batch of chicken cheese balls and freeze. Take out and fry till golden when needed
  2. To add a little more cheese, Take about 1-2 Tbsp of the chicken cheese ball mixture and spread it on your palm. Place a cube of mozzarella cheese in the center and roll it into a ball,dip in egg, coat with crumbs and fry

2 comments:

  1. Ooh these sound like a great alternative to keema samosas or pakodas. Even though they're fried, I'll tell myself they're full of protein ;)

    xx Yasmin
    http://banglesandbungalows.com

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  2. In photos they are looking so delicious. Now i can't wait and will surely check them in my home. This will be a great surprise for my family. Thanks for posting this.

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