How to make Mushroom Cheese Bombs -

Bread slices stuffed with a spicy mixed mushroom mixture, shaped into balls and deep-fried

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Button mushrooms (बटन मशरूम), Dried shiitake mushrooms

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Mushroom Cheese Bombs

Mushroom Cheese Bombs Recipe Card


Hindi: dhingri
Available in various types, shapes and sizes, these edible fungi (purely vegetarian!) are a great way to glam-up your dishes. Talking about the types, there are – button, enoki, morel, oyster, shiitake, porcini, chanterelle and portabella. Buy the ones with a firm texture and even colour with tightly-closed caps. If the gills are showing, it is an indication of age and they are probably past their prime.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mushroom Cheese Bombs Recipe

  • Button mushrooms 6-8

  • Dried shiitake mushrooms soaked 6-8

  • Oyster mushrooms 6-8

  • Emmental cheese grated 4 tablespoons

  • Cheddar cheese grated 3 tablespoons

  • Mozzarella cheese 3 tablespoons

  • Bread slices 8

  • Oil 1 tablespo to deep fry

  • Butter 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Medium onion chopped 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Refined slurry as required

  • Semolina for coating

  • Micro greens to garnish

  • Tomato ketchup to serve


Step 1

Roughly chop button mushrooms, shiitake mushrooms and oyster mushrooms.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick, add butter and let it melt. Add garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes.

Step 3

Add onion, mix and sauté till translucent. Add all the mushrooms and salt, mix and sauté for 4-5 minutes.

Step 4

Add red chilli powder, ½ tsp cumin powder and coriander leaves and mix well. Transfer into a bowl. Add emmental cheese, cheddar cheese and mozzarella cheese and mix well.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 6

Trim the edges of the bread slices. Use the trimmings to make breadcrumbs.

Step 7

Take some water in a shallow bowl, dip each slice in it, press to remove excess water.

Step 8

Place some mushroom mixture in the centre of each slice, bring the sides to the middle. press gently to seal and shape into a ball.

Step 9

Dip each bread ball in refined flour slurry and coat with semolina. Repeat these two processes to double coat the balls. Slide into hot oil and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 10

Arrange the balls on a serving plate, garnish with micro greens and serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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