Air fried Potato cheese balls recipe

Air fried Potato cheese balls recipe

Potato and cheese is a winning combination. Air fryer mashed potato balls is a yummy delight with cheese melting in your mouth. When served hot and at made at a perfect texture, everything is right with the world in one bite. You can never go wrong with this when you have kids at home. Everyone loves potatoes and cheese. 

This appetiser reminds me of Italian arancini balls which are a wonderful starter. Here is an air fried mashed potato ball recipe which is relatively lower in calories. Although, it does have cheese, it is not fried.

AIR fryer leftover mashed potatoes along with cheese give a good competition to any frozen potato balls or market based cheese filled potato bites.

Air fryer potato cheese balls are a thing of joy. Serve these cheese potato bites and win appreciation this festive season.

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 15 mins

Total Time: 35 mins

INGREDIENTS For Air fried Potato cheese balls recipe

⭐3 cup mashed potatoes ½ kg potatoes yield 3 cups mashed potatoes

⭐1 cup cheese mozzarella cheese is preffered

⭐1 tbsp. dill or any seasoning, fresh or fry

⭐4 tbsp. plain flour

⭐½ cup water

⭐¾ cup bread crumbs

⭐1.5 tbsp. oil

⭐½ tablespoon red paprika or any spice

⭐salt as per taste.

INSTRUCTIONS For Air fried Potato cheese balls recipe

⭐Boil and mash potatoes.

⭐Mix grated cheese, oil,dill/herbs with corn(optional) in a bowl.

⭐Place a scoop of cheese mix on a mashed potato, in your palm

⭐Make balls out of the mixture as per the required size.

⭐Mix plain flour along with water to make a slurry. Dip the balls in the slurry.

⭐Optionally place all potato balls on a mesh so that excess batter drips away.

⭐Add spices and oil to the breadcrumbs,Coat each ball with bread crumbs.

⭐Once the ball are coated, move them to a freezer for 30 minutes or 2 hours in a fridge. Allowing these balls to cool will allow for a better texture.

⭐Take the balls out of the freezer/fridge,Preheat the air fryer at 180C | 375 F for 10 minutes. Place it in air fryer without overlap

⭐Air fry at 180C |375F for 8-10 minutes or until evenly brown on all sides.

⭐Serve hot with sour cream, mayonnaise or ketchup.


You can also add fresh corn to the cheese mix to make corn cheese balls. Mozzarella mashed potatoes and spices make a delicious air fryer potato bites recipe.

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