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Cheese Pakora an after school snack recipe

Cheese Pakoras are delicious snacks that can be served to the kids as an after school snacks. Ingredients: Cheese cubes - 2 nos Onion - 1 no Green chilly - 2 nos Bread slice - 2 nos Curry Leaves - a few Gram flour - 1 cup Corn flour - 1 tbsp Salt - 1/2 tsp Red chilly Powder - 1/2 tsp Oil for frying Method: Cut the sides of the bread slices. Soak them into water for a min. Squeeze out the water. Mix salt, red chilly powder to gram flour. Chop onions, green chillies and curry leaves finely. Mix these too to the gram flour. Cut the cheese into small cubes. Mash the bread and mix it with the corn flour. Mix the cheese cubes also to the corn flour and make a dough which is not too hard or too watery. Heat oil in a shallow pan and add small balls of the dough to it. Fry them till they become golden brown in colour. Serve with green chutney or tomato sauce.

Cheese Pulav

Ingredients: Basmti Rice - 2 cups Cheese - 100 gms (grated) Onion - 2 nos Ginger garlic paste - 2 tbsp Green Chillies - 4 nos Ghee - 2 tbsp Salt to taste Coriander leaves - 1/4 cup finely chopped Method: Wash and soak the rice for about 10 to 15 mins. Drain thoroughly. Fry in 1/2 tbsp of ghee and set aside. Chop the onions finely. In a shallow pan or pressure pan, add the remaining ghee and when hot add onion, green chillies, ginger garlic paste and a pinch of salt. When the onion turns glassy, add the rice and add just 3 cups of water . Cover with a lid leaving a little space for the steam to escape (if it is a pan) or close it with the lid of the pressure pan and let the steam escape. Let the rice cook for about 10 to 15 mins. (It will not take more than this time). Reduce the flame, add the grated cheese and coriander leaves. Remove from flame and mix the cheese to the rice. Simple and easy to make Pulav. Variations:       Can add fried cashew nuts, raisins too