Paneer Samosa


Paneer samosa recipe is a fried snacks with a tangy and tasty spicy paneer filling. The paneer samosa contains a maida flour shell stuffed with spicy paneer-aloo mixture. Then deep fried it till turns little golden brown colour. Serve hot delicious samosas with a sweet or spicy chutney.


For Stuffing:

  • Grated Ginger – 1/2 tbsp
  • Green Chili (Slit) – 2-3 nos
  • Potato (Boil and roughly mashed) – 3/4 cup
  • Grated Paneer – 1/4 cup
  • Garam Masala – 1/2 tbsp
  • Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves – 2-3 tbsp
  • Dry Mango Powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt as per taste

For Dough:

  • Maida (Fine flour) – 11/2 cup
  • Oil (for dough) – 1/4 cup
  • Salt – a pinch
  • Water as needed –
  • Ajwain – 1/2 tbsp


  • For making dough:—- In a bowl, add oil, ajwain, salt and flour, mix well so oil incorporates well with flour.
  • Add enough water to make a dough of rolling consistency, as we are preparing for paratha/roti and keep aside covered for 15 minutes.
  • Cover with moist cloth and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • For the filling:—- Heat the oil in a pan on medium flame, add green chili, ginger, mashed potato and paneer, fry for 5-6 min.
  • Add garam masala and dry mango powder, mix well.
  • Add coriander leaves, mix well and allow to cool.
  • For making samosa:—-
  • Make a thin 4-5 inch diameter round with small portion from the dough (like we make chapatti).
  • Cut into two halves.
  • Take one semi circle one, join the two corners of the straight line to form a cone.
  • Place 2 tbsp of stuffing in the cone and apply little water in the edges and seal it nicely.
  • Heat the oil in deep pan on medium flame, slide 2-3 samosa at a time.
  • Fry it till turns little golden brown and crisp on both side.
  • Serve hot paneer samosa with green or tamarind chutney.

Prep Time: 15-20 minutes

Cook Time: 20-25 minutes