Friday, January 24, 2014

Cheesy Chicken Balls

8 tablespoon grated cheddar cheese
1 cup chicken mince
7-8 fresh basil leaves,finely chopped
1 1/2  teaspoon dried tarragon(available in all supermarkets)
1 medium onion finely chopped
1 teaspoon black pepper powder
2 1/4 cup bread crumbs
Oil for frying
Salt as required

  • Mix basil leaves,onion,chicken mince,tarragon,pepper powder,1 1/4 cup bread crumbs in a bowl.
  • Take a small amount of the mixture in your hand and make a ball out of it.
  • Flatten it and add 1/2 to 1 tablespoon of grated cheese and shape them again into a ball.
  • Coat the balls in the remaining bread crumbs.
  • Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry the balls until golden and crisp.
  • Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Insert a tooth pick or lollipop stick in each fried balls.
  • Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

*You can improvise the recipe to an Indian style by alternating the basil leaves and tarragon  with some chopped coriander and mint leaves along with garam masala,green chilies,ginger,garlic or any other masalas of you choice.


  1. Yummy cheesy chicken balls...Perfectly made...

  2. ths is so yummy looking balls, would love to grab them all :)

  3. Hmm...they look so delicious and super as if they would melt in the mouth..

  4. Wow!!! fabulous and fantastic, love the cheesiness all the way.

  5. Wish to have right away those mouth melting....

  6. I have to try tarragon... these look so delicious with cheese inside.I would love to have something like this when it it is raining heavily...shoo ipo kothiyavunu..

  7. this looks really delicious... especially with that cheese... yummm...

  8. Cheesy chicken balls looks delicious.

  9. tarragon is something very new to me.. but the chicken pops looks so delicious and cheesy..


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