Matar Paneer Samosa

A green peas and cottage cheese spiced mixture wrapped in samosa pattis. and deep fried. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Matar Paneer Samosa

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Main Ingredients Green peas, Paneer (cottage cheese)
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 21-25 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Matar Paneer Samosa

  • 1/2 cup Green peas blanched
  • 1/2 cup Paneer (cottage cheese) grated
  • 2 Green chillies chopped
  • 1/2 inch Ginger roughly chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chaat masala
  • 4 tablespoons Refined flour (maida)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • Covering
  • 16 readyma Samosa pattis


  1. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  2. Put the peas in the jar of a blender.
  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.
  4. Add four tablespoons water to the refined flour and mix well to make a thick paste.
  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.
  6. Slide them into hot oil and deep fry on low heat till golden and crisp. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  7. Serve hot with the tomato ketchup or green chutney.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1470
Carbohydrates 154.6
Protein 39.8
Fat 76.9
Other Fiber Fiber- 7.6gm