Fried Cheese Puffs (Tirakia Tiganita) Greece

Fried Cheese Puffs (Tirakia Tiganita) Greece

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Fried cheese puffs are a traditional Greek dessert or snack. These fried cheese puffs can be made with different kinds of cheese, this recipe is with grated Kefalotiri cheese.
Servings: 6
Calories: 198


  • 3 egg whites
  • 10 oz finely grated Kefalotiri cheese
  • milled pepper
  • olive oil


  • To 3 stiffly beaten egg whites fold in 225 g finely grated Kefalotiri cheese and season with milled pepper.
  • Drop teaspoonsful of the mixture into hot olive oil and deep fry until golden.
Calories: 198 kcal
Carbohydrates: 1 g
Protein: 13 g
Fat: 16g
Saturated Fat: 10 g
Cholesterol: 50 mg
Sodium: 318 mg
Potassium: 71 mg
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 473 IU
Calcium: 342 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Cuisine Greek
Ingredients Cheese
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