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Jul 31, 2015

Spinach and Cheese Croquettes Recipe - Crispy Spinach Croquettes Recipe

Croquettes are my favourite..I love the creamy interior and the crispy exterior which is the character of a croquettes..This version is my favourite of all croquettes i ever made..Hubby who is fussy about cheese loved it so much, the spinach and cheese just tasted yummy together..I have few more croquettes recipe coming up, so stay tuned..

This one i made and served it with a cup of tea..You dont need any dipping sauce for it, but tomato ketchup or sweet chilli sauce or my garlic sauce taste fantastic with this..And this is great for kids who are fussy about spinach..They will love it for sure..

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

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Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 15 mins
Makes : 12 to 15 croquettes


Oil - 1 tsp + 2 tblspn

Garlic - 1tblspn finely chopped
Spinach - 4 cups chopped finely
Wheat Flour / Atta - 3 tblspn
Milk - 3/4 cup to 1 cup
Chilli flakes - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Cheese - 1/2 cup grated or cubed
Oil for deep frying

For Dipping and Coating:

Wheat Flour / Atta - 1/4 cup + 3 tblspn
Water - 1/2 cup or as needed
Breadcrumbs - 1.5 cup or as needed


Heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai. Add in garlic and fry for a min. Add in spinach and cook till it wilts and raw smell leaves. Remove it to a bowl.

Heat 2 tblspn of oil and add in wheat flour and stir fry for few mins. Now add in milk and keep mixing till it gets thick.

Add in cooked spinach, chilli flakes, salt, sugar and cheese. Mix well. When it gets thick, remove it to a bowl and set aside to cool.

Now take small size from the mix and put it in a plate. You can pop this in fridge so it set a little.

Now take plain wheat flour in a plate for coating. Take wheat flour and water in a bowl and mix to a runny mix..Take breadcrumbs in a plate and set aside.

Take each spinach ball and coat it in wheat flour, dip it in wheat flour liquid and coat it in breadcrumbs. Put it in a plate and set it in fridge for 30 mins.

Now heat oil for deep frying and deep fry the croquettes till golden.

Drain onto some paper towel.

Serve hot.


Take all your ingredients

heat oil in a kadai, add garlic

fry for few mins

add in spinach

cook till it is wilted

now it is cooked well

remove to a bowl

add more oil in the same kadai

add wheat flour

fry for few mins till raw smell leaves away

add in milk

mix well

mix well till it gets thick

add in cooked spinach

add in salt, chilli flakes

add little sugar

mix that well

now it has got thick 

add in cheese

keep ,mixing till cheese melts

at a point the mix will start to leave the sides

remove to a bowl and let it cool

use a spoon to take some portions

put it in a plate..if it is too soft, pop it in fridge 

Now take little wheat flour in a bowl

add water to make a runny liquid

now time to make the croquettes

start by rolling the croquettes in wheat flour

now put them in the liquid

coat them well

drop them in breadcrumbs

coat well

pop these in the same plate

put it in fridge for atleast 30 mins

now drop them in oil

fry till golden

now it is golden

drain them and serve



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