Monday, 2 February 2015

Mac & Cheese croquettes in Appe/ Aebelskiver Pan

Fix it- Freeze it- Fry it!!! 
Mac n cheese going to "Appe"ville ;)

And the superhero of my kitchen is back :). My appe/ aebelskiver pan never fails to impress me. Here is yet another lip smacking everybody's favourite Mac & cheese croquettes in appe pan.........with crunchy exterior and absolutely melt- in- mouth creamy centre !!! Yummy it was :) 
Ingredients:
  • 200 gms cooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 1/2 tbsp whole wheat flour/ all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1/4 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp oregano (optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 2 tbsp corn flour
  • 2-3 tbsp water
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil


Method:
  • In a heavy bottom pan heat butter, add flour and stir in milk to make a lump free sauce. 
  • Add salt, pepper and oregano, cook for 2-3 minutes till the sauce gets thick.
  • Add cheese and cook over low heat till the cheese is melted.
  • Stir in cooked macaroni and mix well.
  • Let it cool and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to make it firm and sticks together.
  • Mean while make a thick paste of all purpose flour and corn flour using water, add in salt. 
  • After 2 hours take out from the fridge and roll into balls.
  • Dip macaroni balls into all purpose flour paste and then coat with bread crumbs.
  • Heat appe pan, add 2-3 drops of oil in each indent and place macaroni balls in them.
  • Cook each croquette for 3-4 minutes from each side or till the outer layer is golden brown.
  • Serve hot.