Paneer Samosa, Paneer Veg Samosa Snack Recipe

Paneer Samosa, Paneer Veg Samosa Snack Recipe

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Samosa, the most famous street snack, gets a make over! we have used paneer and capsicum instead of the usual potato mixture. Health buffs, go for low-fat paneer and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 to 20 minutes, or till done.

If you are one who loves samosa then you must also try other variants like Spicy Rice Samosa , Pyaz Ke Samose , Hariyali Samosa and Chinese Samosa .

Paneer Samosa, Paneer Veg Samosa Snack Recipe recipe - How to make Paneer Samosa, Paneer Veg Samosa Snack Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     8Makes 8 samosas
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8 samosa patties ( readily available in the market )
oil for deep-frying

For The Stuffing
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1 1/2 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
1 tsp chilli powder
1 cup finely chopped paneer (cottage cheese)
salt to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For Serving
mint leaves chutney

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Heat the oil in a broad pan and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and ginger-green chilli paste and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the capsicum, dry mango powder, chilli powder, paneer, salt and coriander, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 minutes.
  4. Cool completely and divide the stuffing into 8 equal portions. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Place a samosa patti on a clean, dry surface and put a portion of the stuffing in one corner of the samosa patti and fold into a triangle. Apply a little water at the edges and seal it.
  2. Repeat with the remaining pattis and stuffing to make 7 more samosas.
  3. Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the samosas in batches till they turn golden brown in colour from all sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with phudina chutney.
Nutrient values per samosa
Energy223 cal
Protein5.6 g
Carbohydrates26.1 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat10.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A173.2 mcg
Vitamin B1-0.2 mg
Vitamin B2-0.2 mg
Vitamin B3-0.2 mg
Vitamin C7.1 mg
Folic Acid0.2 mcg
Calcium90.1 mg
Iron0.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium0.6 mg
Potassium7.2 mg
Zinc0 mg


Paneer Samosa, Paneer Veg Samosa Snack Recipe
 on 17 Jun 16 11:16 AM

Thank you for the recipe.. can we make extras and keep the raw samosas frozen and fry when needed or will the capsicums release moisture
Tarla Dalal
17 Jun 16 02:37 PM
   Hi, We would not suggest to freeze them as they have onions as well. However if you yet want to, store only for 2 days or so..
Paneer Samosa, Paneer Veg Samosa Snack Recipe
 on 05 Mar 16 01:14 AM

Tarla Dalal
05 Mar 16 09:59 AM
   Thanks Abhinay. We are delighted you loved the recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback. Happy Cooking.
पनीर समोसा
 on 15 Jan 16 12:20 PM

Tarla Dalal
15 Jan 16 03:33 PM
   Thanks Minal. I hope you are enjoying our Hindi recipe collection.