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What words come into your mind when you hear cheese ball? yes, same here! cheesy and crispy. Cheese ball is a comfort food, it has delicious texture with creamy cheesy melty inside and crispy outside. What I love from cheese ball is incredibly easy to make, can be made in 15 minutes, and I can stock this cheese balls in refrigerator for quick snacks. This snack can be served in any occasions.

Korean Mozzarella Cheese Balls

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Korean
Keyword cheese ball, korean cheese ball
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 4 serving


Cheese Balls

  • 2 cup Glutinous Rice Flour
  • cup All-Purpose Flour
  • ½ tbsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 20 g Melted Butter
  • 170 ml Hot Water
  • 100 g Mozzarella Cheese grated


  • 1 cup Cheese Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Parsley optional


  1. In a big bowl, mix glutinous rice flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, granulated sugar, salt, melted butter, and hot water.

  2. Knead the dough with your hand.

  3. Divide the dough into 25 g each, then roll it in your hands to make it a round shape dough.

  4. Cover the cheese ball dough with a wet towel to prevent the dough from drying out.

  5. Weigh the mozzarella cheese about 6-8 g each, then shape it to a round shape.

  6. Spread the round shape dough, and add the mozzarella cheese inside.

  7. Carefully close the dough and shape it to a round shape again.

  8. Make sure the dough is not cracking. Use water to remove the crack.

  9. Heat the cooking oil in low heat.

  10. When frying the cheese ball, the oil should not be too hot.

  11. Fry the cheese balls for about 3-5 minutes until nice and golden

  12. Stir from time to time to make a round cheeseball and to make sure the cheese ball is cooked spreadly.

  13. After the cheese ball is cooked, rest it on a cooling rack to remove excess oil.

  14. Combine the cheese seasoning, garlic powder, and parsley.

  15. Insert the cheese ball until all get the spread evenly. Place them into a side dish.

  16. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Don’t forget to close the dough after adding the mozzarella cheese for the filling, make sure to close with neat and make the round shape again to avoid cheese ball exploded
  • Remember that cheese has a salty taste, be careful when you add the salt.
  • Pay attention to the temperature of the oil during the frying process. The oil that’s too hot will make the cheese and shape failed, while if it’s too small, the batter will be soggy.
  • Make sure the heat is low to moderate fire, the ingredient inside and the mozzarella should be cooked