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cottage cheese croquettes

PANEER CROQUETTES



1  cup boiled mix vegetable 
1  cup mashed paneer ' cottage cheese'
2  Tbsp chopped green coriander 
2  green chilies chopped 
1  small onion chopped 
2  Tbsp dry bread crumbs
2 tsp maxican seasoning 


WHITE SAUCE 
21/2 tbsp all purpose flour (maida)
2 Tbsp butter
1 cup milk
1/2 cup grated cheese (I prefer parmesan you can use any of your choice)
salt and pepper to taste

FOR COATING  
2 tbsp white sauce 
3/4 cup dry bread crumbs

Cut all vegetables(corn,peas, cauliflower,carrot, mushroom etc.) of your choice finely and boil them till become tender drain water and keep aside.

To prepare white sauce, heat butter in a heavy bottomed pan, add flour. stir continuously on medium heat, until flour turns light brown. Remove from heat and gradually add milk, stirring continuously so as not to form lumps. if lumps do appear, press them against the sides of the utensil to dissolve them. Take out 3 Tbsp of white sauce from it and keep aside.

Put the sauce pan back on fire and cook till the white sauce turn very thick and start leaving the sides of the pan. Add salt, pepper and cheese . Remove from heat

Now add boiled vegetables, paneer , green chilies, coriander, onion and 2 Tbsp bread crumbs, mix well, refrigerate the mixture for a while so that it become easier to handle the mixture.

Shape the mixture into 12 rolls.

Dip each roll in remaining white sauce and coat well with bread crumbs.

Deep fry the croquettes on medium heat till golden brown.

Serve hot with tomato ketchup. 



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