Pasta Balls

Pasta balls, as the name suggests, are balls prepared by using pasta as one of the main ingredients. These balls are small in shape and are commonly eaten as appetizers. Crunchy from outside but soft and mushy from within, these balls are commonly prepared in all cuisines. Steaming, baking or frying are some of the methods involved in cooking pasta balls.

 

Preparation Analysis

Pasta balls are easy to prepare and usually make use of boiled pasta, milk, chilies, coriander, salt and cheese. Flour is heated along with milk and other ingredients are added to it to make a soft and creamy batter. Once prepared, it is shaped into balls and rolled lightly in bread crumb mixture. The prepared balls are then fried or baked as per choice.

 

Pasta balls are also prepared in curry where the curry is prepared by using soy sauce and tomato ketchup or is flavored with garlic and ginger.

 

Serving

Dry pasta balls are usually served warm along with ketchup or dip of choice. These balls also taste well when served along with salads and crusty breads.

 

Pasta ball in sauce are usually served hot along with noodles or rice or breads.

 

Popular Recipe Variations

  • Pasta tofu ball – Considered to be a vegetarian’s delight, these balls are prepared by mixing crushed tofu along with regular ingredients. Pasta tofu balls make an interesting party food and are served warm with spicy dips.
  • Pasta meat ball – These balls are cooked by mixing boiled pasta with minced meat and are commonly served dipped in hot sauces along with crusty breads.
  • Spinach pasta ball – It is one of the popular variations of pasta ball which makes use of spinach along with pasta as one of the main ingredients.

  

Pasta Balls Blogs

Tips To Make Pasta Balls For A Perfect Dinner Party

Tips To Make Pasta Balls For A Perfect Dinner Party On : 26-Jun-2012 By : califire

If you like pasta, you can easily make a luscious pasta ball as a snack or appetizer for a special dinner. This dish is very easy as you can boil and season the noodels beforehand. All you have to do is roll them with a range of ingredients and deep fry...

Tips To Make Turkey Balls For A Perfect Dinner Party

Tips To Make Turkey Balls For A Perfect Dinner Party On : 20-Jun-2012 By : califire

Meatballs are an eternal favorite. Turkey meatballs are particularly popular as turkey meat is low in fat. If you have the time, you can make and store them beforehand. Now you can also find readymade packaged turkey meatballs which can be prepared in several...

How To Make Fresh Pasta?

How To Make Fresh Pasta? On : 22-Jul-2009 By : ifoodiee

For those who love cooking like me, making pasta from scratch is an enjoyable challenge. Of course things can get messy but the satisfaction of cooking self made fresh pasta is simply incomparable. Not only are they fresh but they are tastier too! ...

Delicious Italian Dinner Menu 2!

On : 12-Dec-2007 By : Ganesh Dutta

DELICIOUS ITALIAN DINNER MENU: 1.Wedding Soup(Meat Ball Soup): 2.Chicken Parmigiano: 3.Pasta with Vegetables: 4.Tomato Salad:

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