Cheesy Masala Rice Balls

Cooked rice mixed with processed cheese, gram flour, rice flour and a few spices, shaped into balls and deep-fried. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Cheesy Masala Rice Balls

Main Ingredients Cooked rice, Processed cheese
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 6-10 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Cheesy Masala Rice Balls

  • 1 cup Cooked rice
  • 2-3 tablespoons Processed cheese grated
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • ½ teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon Chaat masala
  • 1 tablespoon Gram flour (besan)
  • 1 tablespoon Rice flour
  • ½ Lemon , squeezed
  • for deep-frying Oil


  1. Put rice, onion, coriander leaves, salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, chaat masala, gram flour, rice flour, and cheese and lemon juice in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  3. Divide the mixture into equal portions and shape them into balls.
  4. Deep-fry the balls in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  5. Serve hot with tomato ketchup.