Millet Cottage Cheese Fritters Recipe-Flavored With Za'atar,

Millet Cottage Cheese Fritters Recipe Flavored With Za'atar are a delicious baked Millet cottage recipe which is rolled in a middle eastern spice mix of unique flavor that is aromatic, and tangy at the same time. It is actually a blend of dried thyme, sesame seeds and sumac called Za'atar. Make these healthy appetizers for your next party and wow your guests.

Archana Doshi
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The Baked Millet Cottage Cheese Fritters is a perfect and healthy appetizers to serve for your parties. With the winter holidays approaching these millet rolls flavored with za'atar, a middle eastern spice mix, makes its way into the oven, that gets rolled into a bread and then baked in an oven.

Serve the Baked Millet Cottage Cheese Fritters as Party Appetizer for any Special Occasion. 

If you are looking for more Party Appetizer here are some : 

  1. Vegetarian Hariyali Malai Kebab
  2. Curried Tofu Kebab Recipe
  3. Cheese and Spinach Tart Recipe

Cuisine: Continental
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 8 Whole Wheat Brown Bread , slices, with the crust removed
  • Butter (Salted) , for greasing the breads
  • 200 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , crumbled
  • 1/4 cup Foxtail Millet , cooked (yields 1 cup of cooked millet )
  • 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
  • Za'atar , to taste
  • Salt , to taste
  • Sesame seeds (Til seeds) , to roll

How to make Millet Cottage Cheese Fritters Recipe-Flavored With Za'atar,

  1. To begin making the Millet Cottage Cheese Rolls, Preheat the oven to 200 C and grease a baking sheet with butter.

  2. We will first cook the millets with 3/4 cup of water until soft and mushy. The millets should have absorbed all the water. If there is any excess water, drain in and you could use it for soups.

  3. NOTE: Millets are like lentils or broken wheat and you have to cook them in a similar way. 

  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients together and stir well to bring them all together. Keep the millet cheese filling aside.

  5. Using a rolling pin roll the bread slice to stretch it a bit this we do so we can roll the bread and its filling with ease. Place a spoon of the millet cheese mixture in the center, wet the edges with a little water and roll it up tightly. Press and seal the edges and cut the excess away.  Place the millet and cheese rolls on the greased baking sheet. Proceed the same way with the remaining slices of bread.

  6. To get crusty top  dip the rolls in the melted butter, then roll this over the zaatar spice mix. Proceed the same way with the remaining rolls and place them on a greased baking sheet.

  7. Place the rolls in the preheated oven and bake for about 15 to 20 minutes until the crust turns golden brown in color. 

  8. Place the delicious Millet Cottage Cheese Rolls on a party platte and serve along with date sauce or a strawberry chutney.

  9. Serve the Baked Millet Cottage Cheese Fritters as Party Appetizer for any Special Occasion.