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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Recipe- Baked Paneer Samosa

Baked Paneer(cottage cheese) Samosa


So you bought some spring roll sheets and thinking what else can you make from these sheets, which is low oil and less caloric. Here is a recipe as a solution which is ready in minutes is guilt free and tasty too. Samosa is just everybody's favorite snack, so this baked paneer samosa is a good recipe for paneer lovers with a variation from regular recipe. I am describing step by step recipe with pictures here. Hope you like it.


Ingredients

  •     2 cups boiled and roughly mashed potatoes
  •     1 cup paneer (cottage cheese) cubed
  •     2 tbsp. green peas
  •     1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  •     1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  •     1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  •     2 green chili, finely chopped
  •     1/4 tsp turmeric
  •     ½ tsp Red chili powder
  •     1 tsp coriander powder
  •     Fresh coriander leaves to garnish
  •     Salt to taste
  •     2 tbsp. oil
  •     Spring roll sheets

Method

  • Take paneer cubes and lightly fry them in hot oil till light brown in color and crispy
  • Heat oil in a frying pan and add the mustard seed, cumin seeds, fennel seeds and let them fry
  •  Add green green chili, green peas and let them fry for 2 minutes
  •  Now add all the spices and sauté for a few more minutes then add the mashed potatoes and sauté for a couple of minutes
  • Add cubed and fried paneer to the potatoes and mix well, let cook for another 3-4 mins
  • Garnish with coriander leaves, turn off the heat and allow the potato mixture to cool down
  • To make samosa, take one of the spring roll sheet and cut in half to make two tringle pieces as shown in picture
  • Now take one of the piece and fold the edges to the middle so that you will have a tricone
  • Take that tricone in hand and fill the potato-paneer filling in the center and seal the edges, take 1-2 tablespoon of all-purpose flour add 1 teaspoon water and make a paste it apply to the edges it will work as glue
  • Now repeat the process to make more samosas, apply little oil to the outer surface with the help of a brush
  • Preheat the oven at 375 F, Put all the samosa in a tray which has aluminum foil on it
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes till light brown and crispy
  • Your baked paneer samosa are ready to eat!




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