How to make Paneer Tikka Samosa -

Freshly made paneer tikkas stuffed into samosa patti and deep fried to make this perfect party starter

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Cottage cheese (paneer0, Samosa pattis

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Paneer Tikka Samosa

Paneer Tikka Samosa 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 : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Paneer Tikka Samosa Recipe

  • Cottage cheese (paneer0 cut into cubes 250 grams

  • Samosa pattis 8-12

  • Hung yogurt 1 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder (amchur) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Green cardampm powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

  • Refined flour 1 tablespoon

  • Corn kernels boiled 3/4 cup

  • Onion chopped 1/4 cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 3 tablespoons

  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil to deep fry


Step 1

Take hung yogurt in a bowl, add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, dried mango powder, garam masala powder, chaat masala, ½ tablespoon garlic, green cardamom powder, salt and 1 tablespoon lemon juice and mix well. Add cottage cheese cubes and refined flour and mix well. Set aside to marinate for 30-40 minutes.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with an aluminium foil.

Step 3

Skew the cottage cheese cubes onto satay sticks and place on the tray. Put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Step 4

Remove the tray from the oven and set aside to cool.

Step 5

Take corn kernels in another bowl, add onion, coriander leaves, remaining lemon juice, remaining garlic, coriander powder and cooked cottage cheese cubes and mix well mashing the cottage cubes slightly.

Step 6

Fold on end of each samosa patti into a cone, fill it with cottage cheese mixture, apply a little water on the edges of the remaining patti and fold it over the stuffing to shape into a conical samosa and press slightly to seal the open edge.

Step 7

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Slide in the samose and deep-fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 8

Arrange the samose on a serving platter and serve hot with green chutney.

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