Jalapeno Cheese Poppers


They are also called Jalapeno Cheese Bites/ Stuffed Peppers, and in some places, they are also known as Armadillo eggs (due to their appearance in Western countries). In India, the local name is Bharva Hari Mirch, and it is a much-loved moved street food.

Jalapeno Cheese Poppers are spicy snacks that are stuffed with onions, cheese, spices, and other fillings. This breaded, ready-to-fry snack can be shallow-fried, or baked, or even fried in hot fat.


Nutritional Value Facts

Have a look at the breakdown of the nutrition facts of 100 grams of Jalapeno Cheese Poppers

Calories: 280 

Fat: 26 grams

Cholesterol: 75 milligrams

Carbohydrates:  4 grams

Sodium: 590 milligrams

Protein: 9 grams

Potassium: 115 milligrams

 Health Benefits 

  • Vitamin K: It helps to prevent blood clots in the body and is good for overweight people.
  • Capsaicin: This element in jalapenos helps to burn fat, cure infections, and reduce the causes of obesity.
  • Blood Sugar: the spice in this pepper burns the calories and melts away the carbohydrates within the body. This controls the sugar levels in the body.
  • Potassium: It reduces cases of arthritis, digestive problems, and kidney failure in human bodies.

Jalapeno Cheese Poppers come in frozen packets that are ready to fry in hot oil. You can easily take each popper and fry it in hot oil, or even bake it at a low heat so that all sides are evenly browned.

Texture & Taste

The Jalapeno Cheese Poppers’ texture and taste are crunchy. Experience a hit of spice followed by salty cheese as you bite through. This is a lip-smacking combination on your palate.

Recipe Ideas 

Jalapeno Cheese Poppers are delicious on their own. But for a desi twist, try making a Paneer Jalapeno Kathi Roll. First, fry your jalapenos and crumble your paneer too. Then heat our Whole Wheat Parota, add a layer of crumbled paneer, a dash of tomato sauce, some mint chutney, mayo, and then the royal cheese poppers. Roll and serve right away.