Jalapeno Poppers

Deep fried jalapenos stuffed with a mixture of mozzarella, cheddar and cream cheese. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Jalapeno Poppers
Main Ingredients Jalapenos, Mozzarella cheese
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 21-25 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Jalapeno Poppers

  • 10-12 Jalapenos
  • 50 grams Mozzarella cheese grated
  • 50 grams Cheddar cheese grated
  • 2-3 tablespoons Cream cheese
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Crushed black peppercorns
  • 1/4 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Refined flour (maida)
  • 100 grams Bread crumbs
  • for deep-frying Oil


  1. Cut some of the jalapenos into medium pieces, deseed and reserve some. Finely chop the remaining pieces. Slit the remaining whole jalapenos and deseed.
  2. Boil water in a pan and blanch slit jalapenos for a minute. Transfer in chilled water immediately. Remove and pat dry them.
  3. Combine mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, chopped jalapenos, salt and crushed peppercorns in a bowl and mix well.
  4. Pour milk in a bowl. Spread the flour and breadcrumbs on different plates.
  5. Stuff the jalapeno pieces and blanched jalapenos with the prepared cheese mixture.
  6. Dip the prepared jalapenos in milk and coat in flour. Dip again in milk and coat with breadcrumbs. Refrigerate for sometime.
  7. Add salt to the flour and mix. Repeat the above process one more time and refrigerate again.
  8. Heat sufficient oil in a pan. Deep-fry the jalapeno poppers till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  9. Serve hot with roasted tomato salsa.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1185
Carbohydrates 104.1
Protein 42.1
Fat 66.7
Other Fiber Calcium- 914.8mg