How to make Matar Paneer Samosa -

A green peas and cottage cheese spiced mixture wrapped in samosa pattis. and deep fried.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Green peas (हरे मटर), Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Matar Paneer Samosa

Matar Paneer Samosa Recipe Card


Hindi: matar
You might be picking out these emerald hued little jewels from your food. But, wait, before you do that anymore! As these are a good source of fibre and potassium, which keeps all of our body cells functioning properly. Just when you thought that green peas are only used to add that extra punch to your savoury dishes, try a rich, creamy matar ki kheer to satiate your sweet buds too!

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Matar Paneer Samosa Recipe

  • Green peas blanched 1/2 cup

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated 1/2 cup

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Ginger roughly chopped 1/2 inch

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 tablespoon

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 4 tablespoons

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Covering

  • Samosa pattis 16 readyma


Step 1

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.

Step 2

Put the peas in the jar of a blender.

Step 3

Add the green chillies, ginger, cumin seeds, chopped coriander and salt and grind coarsely. Add to the cottage cheese and mix. Add the chilli powder, chaat masala and garam masala powder and mix well.

Step 4

Add four tablespoons water to the refined flour and mix well to make a thick paste.

Step 5

Place a samosa patti on the table top, rub it lightly with the flour paste. Place a small portion of the cottage cheese mixture at one end and fold into a triangular samosa. Seal the edges well by applying the flour paste and then pressing gently. Make the remaining samosas in a similar way.

Step 6

Slide them into hot oil and deep fry on low heat till golden and crisp. Drain on an absorbent paper.

Step 7

Serve hot with the tomato ketchup or green chutney.

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