Tuesday, June 14, 2011

SPAGHETTI BALLS





Ingredients

2 tbsp butter
1/4 cup maida
1 cup milk
1/2 cup boiled and chopped spaghetti
1/2 cup boiled and crushed green peas
1/2 tsp green chilli paste
2 tbsp grated processed cheese
1/2 tsp finely chopped celery (ajmoda) , optional
salt to taste
1/4 cup maida mixed with 1/2 cup of water
Bread crumbs for rolling
OIL for deep-frying

For Serving
tomato ketchup

Method

  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour and cook on a slow flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till it become its light pink in colour, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the milk, mix well and cook on a slow flame, while stirring continuously, for another 4 to 5 minutes or till all the milk is absorbed and the mixture thickens and leaves the sides of the pan. Keep aside to cool.
  3. Add the spaghetti, green peas, green chilli paste, cheese, celery and salt and mix well.
  4. Divide the mixture into 10 equal portions and shape each portion into a round ball.
  5. Dip the balls in the flour mixture and roll it in bread crumbs till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
  6. Heat the oil in a kadhai, and deep-fry the balls on a medium flame till they are golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  7. Cool slightly and serve immediately with tomato ketchup

1 comment:

  1. HI.. I MADE THESE BALLS.. THEY CAME OUT NICE.. WEN I MADE FOR THE 1ST TIME, BY MISTAKE MENE CHEESE ZYDA DAL DIYA, SO THEY CRACKED WEN I FRIED THEM.. BUT 2NSD TIME MADE WITH EXACT MEASUREMNTS.. EALLY NICE...

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