Baked -Cheesy Jalapenos bites

Jalepenos stuffings

About:

Baked jalapeno peppers are easy, delicious appetizer and perfect for snacks. This recipe is healthy alternative to the fried version. It goes well with Pizza & good to try during weekend for family get together’.

Make it a meal by serving with main course wheat Oat bran Oil free Pizza (Recipe link) and fibre rich Cinnamon sticks (Recipe link)

Serves-4-6
Preparation time-15 minutes
Baking time-12-15 minutes

Ingredients:

  • Low fat Mozzarella cheese-100gms
  • Jalapenos-8small
  • Ground cumin-1/2tsp

Coating:

  • Plain flour-3tbsp
  • Corn flour-1tbsp
  • Garlic powder-1/2tsp
  • Milk-enough to form the batter
  • Powdered corn flakes -1cup (3-4cups of plain corn flakes crushed to fine powder in blender/food processor)
  • Oil- for brushing

Procedure:

  • Pre-heat the oven at 180deg c, grease and line the baking tray
  • Halve the Jalapenos lengthwise and carefully deseed them
  • Bowl 1: combine powdered cornflakes, garlic powder together.
  • Bowl 2: combine plain flour, corn flour add in milk 1tbsp at a time until a dropping consistency batter is formed.
  • Bowl 3: combine mozzarella cheese, cumin powder.
  • Spread 1tbsp cheese spread from bowl 3 to each half of the jalapenos.
  • Dip the stuffed jalapenos in bowl2 (Batter) and then roll it in the crumbs (Bowl 1).
  • Repeat this process again (dip again in the batter and roll in the bread crumbs) so doing it twice helps even coating.
  • Then place the coated jalapenos on the baking tray and bake it for 25-30mins / until golden brown.

Serve hot.

Note:
• You can even deep fry it but it adds more calorie to your dish.
• Feel free to select stuffing cream of your choice

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About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on October 4, 2014, in Appetizers, International and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 57 Comments.

  1. Okay now you’re just teasing my addiction 😉

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  2. Uhm, I will try this today, thanks for sharing 😉

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  3. I tried Jalapeño bhajji one time and from that point on I stayed away from it but with cheese I think I can try it again 🙂

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  4. These look amazing! Really craving them now

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  5. Perfect for the party we are attending tonight! Thanks Chitra!

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  6. Great snack or appetizer. They look delicious, crunchy on the outside and soft and gooey on the inside YUMMY!!

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  7. Oh my Gosh, for me that bites are too spicy! 😀 I even cant imagine how I could eat it; but looks really good!
    Cheers,Mila

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  8. That looks so cheesy and yum Chitra 🙂

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  9. Como me gusta este plato,, quiero mas xD

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  10. Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.

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  11. Oh my goodness, I love jalapenos!

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  12. Reblogged this on Your Gateway to Health and commented:
    Jalapeno poppers, parrot eggs, or just plain stuffed jalapenos, call them whatever you like. I am a sucker for them and know that frying them is bad for me. This easy recipe is a healthy substitution. Don’t forget to wear gloves when working with peppers due to the oils that can burn your skin and eyes. Thank you Chitra for this recipe post!

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  13. boo hoo cannot buy jalapenos here – another thing somebody needs to import to Switzerland along with honey nut crunchy peanut butter, Galway hooker beer, wheatgrass and habanero chilis and more sunshine 🙂

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  14. Wow…. Chitra these looks absolutely killer… Seriously.. Gorgeous… 🙂

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  15. Sounds great dish Chitra!!!!!!!…….I will try when I buy Oven !!

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  16. Yummy! These look amazing!

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  17. Yum! These look great!

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