How to make Peas and Paneer Cigars -

Green peas and paneer mixture wrapped in samosa patti, shaped like a cigar 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

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For more recipes related to Peas and Paneer Cigars checkout Matar Ke Cutlet, Hare Matar Aur Paneer Ke Shaami Kabab, Matar ke Samose, Matar Paneer ki Tikki . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Brinjal Tiramisu Poha Papad-SK Khazana Achaari Chicken Tikka Elaichi Pista Crullers

Peas and Paneer Cigars

Peas and Paneer Cigars 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 : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Peas and Paneer Cigars Recipe

  • Green peas boiled and mashed 1 cup

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) crumbled ½ cup

  • Samosa patti 8

  • Oil 2 teaspoons + to deep fry

  • Spring onions with greens finely chopped ¼ cup

  • Green chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cumin seeds crushed 1 teaspoon

  • Processed cheese grated ¼ cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat two teaspoons oil in a non-stick pan. Add the spring onions and sauté on medium heat for a few seconds.

Step 2

Add the garlic-green chilli paste, mix and sauté for a minute. Add the green peas, cottage cheese, salt and crushed cumin seeds, mix well and cook for two minutes.

Step 3

Add the cheese, mix and let it melt completely. Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 4

Take the refined flour in a bowl. Add some water and mix into a thick slurry.

Step 5

Place a portion of the prepared green peas-cottage cheese onto each samosa patti. Rolland shape into cigar. Apply the slurry and seal the edges.

Step 6

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep-fry in the cigarstill golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Serve hot with your choice of sauce.

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