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..
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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.
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|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 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|
|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|