Spinach Cheese Cigars with Honey Chilli Sauce ( Snacks)

Spinach Cheese Cigars with Honey Chilli Sauce (  Snacks)

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Crunchy samosa patti rolls, filled with a cheese and spinach mixture. Serve these immediately to enjoy the taste of the melted mozzarella cheese. Ready-made samosa pattis are available at most provision stores. Squeeze out all the water from the blanched and chopped spinach to prevent the cigars from becoming soggy.

Spinach Cheese Cigars with Honey Chilli Sauce ( Snacks) recipe - How to make Spinach Cheese Cigars with Honey Chilli Sauce ( Snacks)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 24 cigars
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Ingredients

8 samosa pattis
2 tbsp plain flour (maida) dissolved in 3 tbsp water
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Into A Stuffing
1 1/2 cups blanched and finely chopped spinach (palak)
1/2 cup grated mozzrella cheese
salt and to taste
2 tsp finely chopped green chillies

To Be Mixed Into A Honey Chilli Sauce
1/4 cup honey
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 1/2 tbsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
2 tbsp water
1 tsp sugar (optional)

Method
    Method
  1. Cut each samosa patti into 3 to get 75 mm. X 62 mm. (3" x 2½") rectangular pieces. You will get 24 pieces in all.
  2. Place a piece of the samosa patti on a flat, dry surface and place a portion of the filling at one pointed edge.
  3. Roll each patti tightly towards the opposite pointed edge and stick the edges with a little flour paste to form a cylindrical shape.
  4. Seal the edge of the samosa patti using a little plain flour paste.
  5. Repeat with the remaining pattis and filling to make more cigars.
  6. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan or kadhai and deep-fry the cigars a few at a time, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  7. Serve immediately with honey chilli sauce.
Nutrient values per cigar
Energy77 cal
Protein1.1 g
Carbohydrates5.9 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat5.6 g
Cholesterol1 mg
Vitamin A638.1 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C3.5 mg
Folic Acid13.2 mcg
Calcium20.6 mg
Iron0.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium32.9 mg
Potassium42.4 mg
Zinc0.4 mg

Reviews

Spinach Cheese Cigars
 on 28 Mar 13 09:23 PM
5

Minimum ingredients of the filling makes the Spinach Cheese Cigars very appetizing. Crispy, crunchy and delicious! Enjoy the cheesy-spinach flavour in every bite.
Spinach Cheese Cigars
 on 03 Jan 11 01:03 PM
5

Yummy! the cigars look really stylish and sophisticated. Nice recipe, thanks!