Matar paneer samosas

Paneer or cottage cheese is everyone’s favourite. As it is made from milk, it is healthy also.
This was my very first dish I tried going out of the way. Normally in veg you get samosa with potato filling, & in non veg  you get chicken samosas. So I gave it a try to make with paneer( cottage cheese ) & green peas.

Matar paneer samosa

Thanks to my husband Lalit Puri for this recipe.
So here we go

Preparation Time:- 20 mins | Cooking Time:- 15-20 mins | Makes:- 15 Samosas


  • 250 Grams all purpose flour/maida
  • 1cup paneer cut in cubes / cottage cheese
  • 1cup boiled peas
  • 1tsp red chilli powder/lal mirchi powder
  • 2tsp chat masala

  • 1tsp amchoor/dry mango  powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2tbsp oil for moin
  • Oil for frying
  • Ajwain seeds


Samosa Filling
  1. Cut paneer into small cubes.
  2. Boil the peas.
  3. Add red chilli powder, salt,amchoor powder to this & mix well.
  4. Take maida /all purpose flour add 2-3 tbsp oil ,little salt , ajwain seeds and                 knead a soft dough. Keep it aside for 20 min.
  5. Now roll out for samosas fill in the filling & deep fry them in low flame.
Golden Beauty

Fry them till golden brown on medium flame. Serve hot with tomato sauce or green chutney. & Enjoy


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