Cheesy Broccoli Balls

Dough balls of boiled potatoes, Broccoli and Parmesan cheese stuffed with mozzarella cheese and deep fried. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Cheesy Broccoli Balls
Main Ingredients Parmesan cheese, Mozzarella cheese
Cuisine Fusion, , , ,
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Cheesy Broccoli Balls

  • 2 Parmesan cheese grated
  • 100 Mozzarella cheese cut into small cubes
  • 1 Broccoli finely chopped
  • 2 Potatoes boiled and peeled
  • Red chilli flakes
  • Crushed black peppercorns
  • Salt
  • Oil 1 tablespoon +
  • 2-3 Garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • ½ Refined flour (maida)
  • ½ Bread crumbs course


  1. Grate the potatoes and put into a large mixing bowl. Add chilli flakes, crushed black peppercorns, salt and parmesan cheese and mix well. Set aside.
  2. For the broccoli mixture, heat oil in a non-stick pan and add garlic and sauté for a minute or till it is light brown in colour.
  3. Add onion and a pinch of salt and sauté till the onions are light brown in colour. Add broccoli, lower the heat and cook for 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  4. Add the broccoli mixture to the potato mixture and mix well.
  5. Divide the mixture into equal portions, stuff a cube of mozzarella cheese in the center of each portion and press the edges to seal and roll into medium sized balls.
  6. Mix refined flour and water to make a thin batter. Dip the prepared balls in the batter, coat with breadcrumbs and keep aside.
  7. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry the balls till golden brown in colour. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot.