How to make Malai Paneer Samosa - SK Khazana -

Crisp samose stuffed with a delicious paneer mixture

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Cottage cheese (malai paneer), Samosa pattis

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Malai Paneer Samosa - SK Khazana

Malai Paneer Samosa - SK Khazana Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Malai Paneer Samosa - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Cottage cheese (malai paneer) grated 1 cup

  • Samosa pattis 8-12

  • Oil 1 tablespo for deep-frying

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 2 teaspoons

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon

  • Medium onion finely chopped 1

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green peas boiled 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Refined flour slurry to seal


Step 1

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and let the seeds change colour.

Step 2

Add garlic, ginger and green chillies, mix and sauté for a minute. Add onion, mix and sauté till translucent.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder and mix. Add green peas and mix. Add cottage cheese, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add salt and garam masala powder, mix well and cook for a minute. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Step 5

Fold samosa pattis into cones, stuff with cottage cheese mixture and shape into samosas, sealing the edges with slurry.

Step 6

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, slide in the samosas and deep-fry till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 7

Arrange them on a serving platter and serve hot with a bowl of tomato ketchup.

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