Potato and Cheese Croquettes, a Healthy Snack

Updated on January 2, 2020
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I like to cook and eat natural, healthy, and tasty foods. I use minimal oil and don't use artificial colors or preservatives in my cooking.

Potato and cheese croquettes.
Potato and cheese croquettes.

They Will Melt in Your Mouth!

When I made these croquettes for the first time, I was delighted by the perfect blend of potato, cheese, and spices in this delicious snack. The croquettes looked tantalizing and tasted amazing. I bit into one, and wow! The cheese inside was soft and satisfying; it just melted in my mouth. The entire batch of croquettes disappeared in no time!

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: 12 croquettes

Ingredients

  • 4 potatos, boiled and mashed
  • 1 small cup cheese, grated
  • 3/4 tsp pepper powder
  • 1 small cup maida (plain flour)
  • 1 small cup bread crumbs
  • 1 pinch nutmeg, grated (optional)
  • 1 tsp custard powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt, or to taste
  • Oil, (for deep frying)

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, add potatoes, cheese, plain flour, custard powder, nutmeg, pepper powder, and salt. Combine them to form smooth dough. No need to add water. Make 12 equal-sized balls.
  2. Heat oil for deep frying. Roll the balls in bread crumbs.
  3. When the oil is moderately hot, drop the bread-crumb-coated dough balls, one-by-one, into the oil. Fry 5 to 6 balls at a time; do not overcrowd the pan. Fry them for 3 to 4 minutes. For uniform cooking on all sides, turn them once in a while. When they turn biscuit color, remove them on an absorbent paper towel. Repeat for all balls.
  4. Enjoy while hot. Try serving with tomato sauce or on their own.
Ingredients are ready.
Ingredients are ready.
5 stars for Potato and Cheese Croquettes

Potato and Cheese Croquettes

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 3
Calories 240
Calories from Fat117
% Daily Value *
Fat 13 g20%
Saturated fat 7 g35%
Carbohydrates 22 g7%
Sugar 2 g
Fiber 2 g8%
Protein 10 g20%
Cholesterol 75 mg25%
Sodium 350 mg15%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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