Celebrate Raksha Bandan with unique gifting ideas from ‘Sustenance Foods
It’s January and we have that craving for grandma’s sesame balls and those cheese balls from our favorite restaurant all at the same time. Sesame, an all time favorite seed for Indians, is often used in Indian traditional savories and sweets. And, we all know and love cheese! But here is a unique and wonderful snack recipe that combines both sesame and cheese by Chef Aman Tandon of Pride Hotels, Pune. He has named his innovative recipe as Sesame Cheesy Mellows! With the crunch of sesame and the melting cheese within, it is time to cook this snack recipe, savor and reminiscence all at once. Quit eating deep fry snacks from fast food joints that are bad for your health and prepare this yummilicious snack recipe hot and fresh at home for you friends and family and have a great time together.
Makes: 24 sticks
400g mozzarella cheese, cut into sticks
3 eggs (optional)
1/2 cup flour (maida)
¼ cup cornflour
3/4 cup bread crumbs
¼ cup sesame seeds (white)
2 pinch oregano/basil dried herb
vegetable oil (for frying, try a light oil if you are health conscious)
Italian tomato sauce
1. Beat eggs in a bowl and Dip the cheese sticks in the eggs. Next roll it in flour, and dip in the egg again. Now dip & dust the sticks with a mixture of the bread crumbs and sesame seeds. Place the sticks on a butter paper and refrigerate for 1 hour.
2. In a wok/kadhai, heat oil . Fry the chilled cheese sticks in hot oil until crispy. Place on paper towels to drain the excess grease.
Chef’s tip : Serve the sticks accompanied with tomato ketchup/hot salsa and don’t forget to wear a warm smile as you serve!
We hope that you enjoy this delectable snack recipe as you make it for your near and dear ones this season.
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