One of the most popular Indian snacks is samosa made of mashed potatoes with some dry fruits. Potato samosas are the most preferred, but samosas are prepared in different ways apart from potatoes. Today we are telling you the recipe of Paneer Samosa.
Easy way to make Paneer Samosa, try Paneer Samosa recipe at home
You can pack this samosa recipe in your kids lunchbox and make your loved ones happy. Samosas are best served hot with mint or coriander chutney. You can make this samosa recipe in Diwali party where guests are always ready to eat crunchy food. Try this easy paneer samosa recipe at home.
Ingredients for Paneer Samosa Recipe
125 grams of finely grated cheese
1/2 medium onion finely chopped
1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
2 pinches of salt
1 cup chickpea flour
1 green chilli finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds
25 grams of melted butter
1 cup sunflower oil
How to make Paneer Samosa Recipe
Take a bowl and add all purpose flour, butter and salt. Using your hands, mix these ingredients to a dough consistency. It should be a little tight.
After mixing the dough, cover it with a wet cotton cloth and keep it for a while. Now heat some oil in a pan on medium flame. Add cumin seeds and fry for 30 seconds.
Then fry it with onions, green chillies for a minute or two. Add red chili powder, lemon juice, salt and cheese. Mix the ingredients well and fry for a minute.
When done, remove from heat. Now slowly open the dough and make samosas.
Make small balls of dough and roll into small/medium puris. Cut them in half using a knife. Take half of the puri and shape it into a cone using the edge of your palm.
Add 1 or 2 tbsp to this cheese mixture. Fold the edges with a little water to seal. Repeat the same process with the second samosa.
Meanwhile, heat 1 cup oil in a deep pan. Carefully place the samosas in the pan and deep fry on medium-high heat. Once golden brown, switch off the gas and remove the paneer pakoras to a serving plate.
Serve hot with green chutney or tomato ketchup.