How to make Cheesy Potato Croquettes -

Mashed potatoes mixed with parmesan cheese powder and other ingredients and deep fried

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Parmesan cheese powder, Potatoes (आलू)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Cheesy Potato Croquettes

Cheesy Potato Croquettes Recipe Card


Ever wondered why the phrase “say cheese” is used just before a photograph is clicked? Simply because ‘cheese’ makes one smile! Not only the word but cheese as a food makes a lot of palates happy. It is an inexpensive, versatile and nourishing food. We have our very own Indian version as well as the ones made from soy milk that are even healthier. Whichever form, this is one food that is loved by one and all!

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Cheesy Potato Croquettes Recipe

  • Parmesan cheese powder 2 tablespoons

  • Potatoes peeled 4 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh parsley 3-4 tablespoons

  • Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Bread crumbs ¾ cup

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Heat sufficient water in a deep non-stick pan. Add salt.

Step 2

Cut potatoes into cubes and add to the pan. Cover and cook till all the moisture is absorbed. Mash with a masher and transfer into a parat. Cool to room temperature.

Step 3

Add parsley, chilli flakes, crushed peppercorns, salt and Parmesan cheese powder and mix well. Add breadcrumbs and mix well.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 5

Divide the potato mixture into equal portions and shape them into cylinders or croquettes.

Step 6

Deep-fry croquettes in hot oil till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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