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Cheesy Potato Bites

By Hemapriya Natesan @MyLittleMoppet

January 7, 2020 Leave a Comment

With the goodness of cheese and potatoes, these cheesy bites are the perfect healthy snack for kids and an ideal finger food for babies over 8 months.

Just hearing the word cheese can get many of us to salivate, especially kids! Adding cheese to pretty much anything makes it instantly more attractive to kids. Cheese often gets a bad rap, but it’s not all terrible. Cheese is rich in calcium and protein which is crucial for growth and development of babies and young kids.

That’s why we’ve decided to combine these benefits along with the fiber and carbohydrates of potatoes to create a yummy weight gain recipe – Cheesy potato bites! Just as the name suggests, these yummy balls are filled with the goodness of cheese and potatoes which provide lots of nutrients and also help in maintaining a healthy weight gain.

Cheesy Potato Bites

Cheesy Potato Bites is a nutritious and yummy weight gain food which can be given as a finger food for 8 months’ babies.

Ingredients:

  • Potatoes – 4
  • Rava – 2 tbsp
  • pepper – 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1/2 tsp
  • Chopped cheese – 1 cup

How to make Cheesy Potato Bites

Method:

1. Add water in a pressure cooker.

Cheesy Potato Bites

2. Boil the potatoes.

3. Let it cook for 4-5 whistles.

Cheesy Potato Bites

4. Peel the skin and mash the potatoes well.

Cheesy Potato Bites

5. Add Rava.

Cheesy Potato Bites

6. Add pepper and garam masala

Cheesy Potato Bites
Cheesy Potato Bites

7. Mix well to form a dough

Cheesy Potato Bites

8. Take little portion of dough and form a cup

Cheesy Potato Bites

9. Place the cheese and roll to form balls

Cheesy Potato Bites

10. Coat with whole wheat rusk crumbs (Optional)

Cheesy Potato Bites

11. Deep fry on medium flame

Cheesy Potato Bites
Cheesy Potato Bites

12. Serve hot

Cheesy Potato Bites is a nutritious and yummy weight gain food which can be given as a finger food for 8 months’ babies.

This recipe is suitable for the kids and babies over 8 months. While selecting cheese, get the ones without salt – Indian cottage cheese or paneer is your best option. You can also opt for goat cheese, mozzarella or cream cheese. If you’re cooking for kids over 1 year or adults, you can add salt to taste. This makes a great finger food for babies and  a healthy evening snack for school going kids.

Cheesy Potato Bites is a nutritious and yummy weight gain food which can be given as a finger food for 8 months’ babies.

Cheesy Potato Bites  
Cheesy Potato Bites
Save Print With the goodness of cheese and potatoes, these cheesy bites are the perfect healthy snack for kids and an ideal finger food for babies over 8 months. Author: Hemapriya Recipe type: Snack Cuisine: Indian INGREDIENTS
  • Potatoes - 4 numbers
  • Rava – 2 tbsp
  • pepper - ½ tsp
  • Garam masala - ½ tsp
  • Chopped cheese - 1 cup
METHOD
  1. Add water in a pressure cooker.
  2. Boil the potatoes.
  3. Let it cook for 4-5 whistles.
  4. Peel the skin and mash the potatoes well.
  5. Add Rava.
  6. Add pinch of pepper and garam masala
  7. Mix well to form a dough
  8. Take little portion of dough and form a cup
  9. Place the cheese and roll to form balls
  10. Coat with whole wheat rusk crumbs (Optional)
  11. Deep fry on medium flame
  12. Serve hot
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