Lekke Recipes

Deep Fried Maize (Pap) Cheese Balls

Yields: 8 Servings Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 15 Mins Cook Time: 15 Mins Total Time: 30 Mins

Have this amazing  Pap Cheese Balls deep fried.


0/14 Ingredients
Adjust Servings


0/6 Instructions
  • 1) Heat 2 cups water, add 1 cup Cream and Salt to taste.
  • 2) Add 1 cup Maize Meal to the pot and cook for 5 minutes stirring continuously. Remove from the heat.
  • 3) Heat Olive Oil in a separate pan and brown diced Onion and crushed Garlic. ​
  • 4) Place the cooked Maize Meal in a large mixing bowl and add Cheddar Cheese, Biltong shavings, Nutmeg, Salt & Pepper. Mix and once combined add the browned Onions and Garlic to the maize meal mixture.
  • 5) Form the mixture into balls pop a cube of cheese into each ball. Coat each ball in Flour, Egg and Maize Meal. Repeat the egg and maize meal step twice.
  • 6) Fry until golden and crispy and serve with a chutney dipping sauce and ENJOY!