How to make Fried Herbed Mozzarella -

Mozarella cheese coated in a simple batter and quickly deep fried to a golden perfection.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Mozzarella cheese (मोज़ारेला चीज़), Breadcrumbs

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Fried Herbed Mozzarella

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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 : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Fried Herbed Mozzarella Recipe

  • Mozzarella cheese 400 grams

  • Breadcrumbs 3/4 cup

  • Cornflour/ corn starch 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1/4 teaspoon

  • Bread crumbs 1 cup

  • Fresh parsley chopped 1/2 inch pieces

  • Dry Basil 1/4 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry

Method

Step 1

Cut the mozzarella cheese into thick slices (one and a half inch square with one centimeter thickness).

Step 2

Take refined flour, cornstarch, salt, crushed peppercorns and some water in a bowl and mix to make a batter of coating consistency.

Step 3

Take breadcrumbs in a bowl, add chopped parsley, dried basil and mix. Dip the mozzarella pieces in the batter, coat with the breadcrumb mixture.

Step 4

Repeat this process once and shape with hand.

Step 5

Heat sufficient oil in a wok and deep fry the mozzarella till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Cut into two and serve hot immediately garnished with a sprig of parsley.

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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.