Bola Tape Keju - Cassava Cheese Balls

Author: Anita Jacobson



Prep Time: 30 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 40 mins

Serves: 4


  • 30 gram fermented cassava (Indonesian: tape), mashed
  • 100 gram cheddar cheese, grated
  • 150 gram all purpose flour
  • 20 gram rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 150 ml cold water
  • enough oil for deep frying
  • 100 gram dark chocolate, melted


  1. Mix cassava and cheddar cheese together until combine. Divide into 25 to 30 1 inch diameter balls.
  2. Prepare the frying batter by mixing together all purpose flour, rice flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cold water.
  3. Heat enough oil in a pot for deep frying.
  4. Coat the cassava cheese balls with the batter and fry until golden brown, about 1-2 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and place on paper towel to absorb excess oil.
  5. Pour some melted chocolate on top of each fried cassava cheese ball and serve immediately.

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