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Paneer Samosa Recipe

Paneer Samosa is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 15
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 350 g - white flour
  • 200 g - mashed Cottage cheese /paneer chunks
  • 1/2 tsp - Ginger paste
  • 3/4 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 - medium-sized Tomato
  • 1 - medium-sized Onions
  • 100 g - Green peas (par boiled)
  • Red Chilli powder /grated Green chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • How to Make Paneer Samosa:

    1. For the paneer filling:
    2. Mash paneer chunks in a bowl of hot water.
    3. When it becomes an even mixture, keep it aside.
    4. Heat 4 tsp of oil in a pan.
    5. Fry chopped vegetables (onions, tomatoes, green peas).
    6. Add the ginger paste to it.
    7. Put the mashed paneer chunks into it.
    8. Add spices (cumin, coriander, turmeric and salt) to it.
    9. Add chilli powder /grated green chillies depending on how spicy you want it to be.
    10. Keep the mixture aside.
    11. Preparing the outer layer:
    12. Make a smooth dough with white flour, salt, oil and a little water.
    13. Roll into small rotis.
    14. Put a spoon of the paneer stuffing at the centre.
    15. Fold the rolled up dough halfway, again fold it.
    16. It will take the shape of a pyramid.
    17. Press the sides evenly so that the stuffing doesn't come out.
    18. Leave it in open air for some time to get firm.
    19. Deep-fry the samosa in oil till they become golden brown.
    20. Remove from oil and serve.


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