Corn, Cheese and Jalapeno Balls

Corn, Cheese and Jalapeno Balls

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Corn and cheese is always a winning combo; add jalapenos to it and you have the definition of irresistible! a simple starter ready in minutes, the corn, cheese and jalapeno balls is exemplary of how you can make a snack that appeals to all, within minutes. You will love the texture of this preparation, with a soft interior and a crispy top.

Corn, Cheese and Jalapeno Balls recipe - How to make Corn, Cheese and Jalapeno Balls

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5 tbsp boiled and coarsely crushed sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
5 tbsp grated processed cheese
1 1/2 tbsp finely chopped jalapenos
1 tbsp butter
1 1/4 tbsp plain flour (maida)
1/4 cup warm milk
1/4 cup plain flour (maida) dissolved in 5 tbsp water
salt to taste
bread crumbs for rolling
oil for deep-frying

For Serving
tomato ketchup

  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously or till the mixture is thick.
  3. Transfer the mixture on to a plate and allow it to cool completely.
  4. Add the corn, cheese, jalapenos and salt and mix well.
  5. Divide the mixture into 6 equal portions and roll each portion into a round ball.
  6. Dip the balls in the prepared plain flour-water mixture and roll in bread crumbs till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
  7. Heat the oil in a deep kadhai and deep-fry the balls, a few at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  8. Serve immediately with tomato ketchup.
Nutrient values per ball
Energy110 cal
Protein4.7 g
Carbohydrates12.2 g
Fiber0.5 g
Fat4.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A102 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C0.3 mg
Folic Acid12.8 mcg
Calcium85.4 mg
Iron0.6 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium19.6 mg
Potassium105.6 mg
Zinc0.2 mg
Corn, Cheese and Jalapeno Balls video by Tarla Dalal