Paneer Samosa

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Total Time:
60-90 minutes
Serves: 15
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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