How to make Cheese Straws -

Twisted cheese sticks with 3 dips.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Mummy Ka Magic.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Salt (नमक)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Cheese Straws

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 2-2.30 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cheese Straws Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 2¼ cups + for dusting

  • Salt 1 teaspoon

  • Butter chilled, 2-3 tbsps + for greasing and brushing

  • Milk ¼ cup + for drizzling

  • Processed cheese grated 3/4 cup

  • Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon

  • Mayonnaise 6 tablespoons

  • Mint chutney 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Cheese spread 3 tablespoons

  • Tomato ketchup 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Mixed herbs 3/4 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven at 180ºC. Grease a baking tray with some butter.

Step 2

Sift together flour and salt in a bowl. Add butter and mix well till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 3

Add milk and ¼ cup chilled water and knead into a stiff dough.

Step 4

Dust the worktop with some flour, place the dough on it and roll out into a large thin rectangle. Brush some butter on it and fold the rectangle in an E-fold. Wrap in a cling film and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 5

Remove the cling film, dust with some flour and rollout again into a large thin rectangle. Brush some more butter on top and fold the rectangle in a Book-fold. Wrap in a cling film and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes. Repeat the process for 6 times.

Step 6

Remove the cling film, roll out into a thick rectangle. Cut into thick strips using a pizza cutter.

Step 7

Drizzle some milk on the strips and top with cheese. Sprinkle the Italian seasoning on top.

Step 8

Press the cheese on the strips and twist them. Put them on the greased baking tray, place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-12 minutes.

Step 9

To make dip 1, combine 3 tbsps mayonnaise and mint chutney in a bowl and mix well. To make dip 2, combine cheese spread and tomato ketchup in another bowl and mix well. To make dip 3, combine remaining mayonnaise and mixed herbs in another bowl and mix well.

Step 10

Remove the Cheese Straws from heat and cool them to room temperature. Serve with 3 dips.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.