Saturday, May 31, 2008

Fried Mozzarella sticks

Mozzarella is a generic term for several kinds of originally Italian cheeses that are made using spinning and then cutting (hence the name; the Italian verb mozzare means "to cut")
Mozzarella of several kinds are also used for most types of pizza, lasagna, or served with sliced tomatoes and basil
Amount of nutrients in 100g of edible portion of mozzarella, whole cow's milk
Protein-22 g ,Fats-22 g, Calcium-500 mg, Phosphorus-350 mg, Sodium-630 mg


Ingredients
1 Mozarella cheese block

1/2 cup all purpose flour

2 tsp corn flour

1/2 tsp red chilli powder

1/2 cup breadcrumbs

1 tsp dried parsley leaves

oil for deep frying


Method

Cut mozarella into 1"thick by 5"length sticks.

Make a slightly thick batter with all-purpose flour,corn flour,chilli powder & water.(There is no need to add salt to the batter b'coz the cheese wld be salty)

On a plate,mix together breadcrumbs & dried parsley leaves.

Dip the cheese sticks in the batter & roll them the breadcrumbs. Repeat this process one more time.

Arrange the sticks in 1 layer & freeze them for 1 hr.

Heat oil in a frying pan. Fry the cheese sticks in small batches on medium heat till golden brown.

Remove & drain on a paper towel.

Serve hot with ketchup/marinara sauce.

This recipe is a part of "Deep Fried Snacks" Event on Radhika's Tickling Palates  &  Renuka's Event - Around the world "Italian"

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