Rava Cheese Pops

Rava Cheese Pops

From   Mummy Ka Magic

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Indian

Key Ingredients:

Upma balls stuffed with cheese cubes and deep-fried


  • Semolina (sooji) 1 cup
  • Cheese cubes ¼ cup
  • Oil 1 tbsp + to deep fry
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds (methi dana) ½ tsp
  • Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) 1 tsp
  • Green chillies, chopepd 2 to 3
  • Curry leaves 4 to 5
  • Salt to taste
  • Popcorn 1 cup
  • Milk ½ cup
  • Green chutney to serve


  • Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds and split black grams and saute till the seeds splutter.
  • Add green chillies, curry leaves and semolina and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add salt and 2 cups water, mix well, cover and cook till semolina is cooked and all the moisture absorbed.
  • Put the popcorn in a grinder jar and grind and transfer onto a plate.
  • Transfer the semolina mixture into a mixing bowl and let it cool.
  • Divide this mixture into equal portions and shape them into balls. Make a dent in the centre of each ball and keep a cheese cube in it, gather the edges together and seal.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan. Take milk in a bowl.
  • Dip the stuffed balls in milk and roll in popcorn. Slide them into hot oil and deep-fry till crisp and golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Brush some green chutney on a serving plate, leaving a rectangular space in the middle to resemble the pitch in a cricket field.
  • Insert 3 toothpicks on each of two balls and place them at the two ends of the pitch to resemble the stumps. Place the other balls all around and serve.