Paneer Samosa

I have been making Samosa's for a long time... My father was working in a semi-government office... While growing up, we were staying in a township, and sweets shop was far away from our house... Getting Samosa's every other day was not possible... So, my mom started making it... And by overtime, she became perfectionist...

I learnt making Samosa, when I was very young.. Now, I make variations in it...

My kiddo's summer vacations has started... I told her to eat all her veggies, and from last 1 week without complaining, she started in doing so... And then, when she asked me to make Paneer Samosa as her breakfast, I couldn't say no to her... But, I just had 15-20 minutes in hand... So, presenting you today Jhatpat Paneer Samosa....

Ingredients you will need for filling-

  1. Paneer - 20-25 pieces (diced)
  2. Onions - 1/2 (chopped)
  3. Salt totaste
  4. Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
  5. Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
  6. Coriander Powder - 1/2 tsp
  7. Chat Masala - 1 tsp
  8. Yogurt - 2tbsp
  9. Oil - 2 tbsp 
  10. Cooking Oil to fry
Ingredients you will need for dough - 
  1. All Purpose flour (Maida) - 1 cup
  2. Wheat flour - 1cup
  3. Rice flour - 1/2 cup
  4. Semolina (suzi) - 1/4 cup
  5. Baking Soda - 1 tsp
  6. Cooking Oil - 1/4+ 1/4 cup
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Manjrela-ajwain - 1/2tsp
Directions -
  • In a bowl, mix all the ingredients for dough, and make a tight dough with hot water.
  •  Cover and left it in a warm temperature.
  • In another microwave safe bowl, mix yogurt with salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and chat masala.

  • Coat Paneer with this yogurt mixture.

  • Put it in microwave for 5 minutes, and let it settle down for couple of minutes.

  • In a wok, fry 2tbsp of oil, and fry chopped onions till golden brown.
  • Add Paneer Mixture in the wok now, and fry on high temperature for 4-5 minutes.
  • Take a dough equal to size of Walnut, and roll it.
  • Roll it and make it 1/8 inch thick.

  • Divide it into two.
  • Fold the edges, and stick the straight edges by water.
  • Now, it is in the shape of cone.. Fill in the Paneer filling, and stick the open edges by water.
  • Repeat the same for rest of the filling.
  • Cover the Samosa's by damp cloth.
  • Meanwhile, heat another wok with oil to fry.
  • When, oil is heated. Reduce the temperature, and wait for 5 minutes.
  • Fry all the Samosa's one-by-one, on low temperature. It will take time, but frying on low temperature will make it crispier and tastier.
  • Enjoy it with Chutney or Tomato Sos.


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