February 14, 2012

How to make Cheese Samosa

Recipe by Naiya Sheth : Learn how to make Cheese Samosa. Cheese is a very good source of calcium. In this homemade recipe of Cheese Samosa Cheese and paneer has been used. So it is very good for health. But for diet conscious people there is a big problem of fat because of cheese. For them, they can use vegetables along with cheese and paneer. Means it will serve as healthy snack also. This recipe can be served as starter as well as snacks also.

Preparation time - 10 minutes
Cooking time - 1o minutes
Serves - 3 person

Ingredients to make Cheese Samosa:

For stuffing:

1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup cottage cheese - paneer
1/2 tea spoon chili flacks
1/2 tea spoon oregano
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
2 tea spoon finely chopped green chilies
Salt to taste

For outer layer:

2 cups refined flour
2 table spoon butter
Salt to taste
1 tea spoon lemon juice
Oil for frying

Method to make Cheese Samosa:
  • Make soft dough from all the ingredients of outer layer. Knead properly and keep aside covered.
  • Mix all the ingredients of stuffing gently. Be careful while adding salt.
  • Make small balls from dough and roll small puries. Divide them into 2parts, Make cone shape from it and fill stuffing in it. Seal the borders properly. 
  • Repeat the same process for remaining.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry samosas at medium flame.
  • Fry till light pink. When done, remove from flame.
  • Darin over absorbent tissue. 
  • Hot and tempting cheese samosa is ready to serve. Serve it with chili sauce.  
Tips to make Cheese Samosa more healthy:
  • Add fresh vegetables like corn, onion, capsicum etc. as per the choice.
  • Use more paneer to make it more healthy.
  • For better result use homemade fresh paneer.

1 comment:

  1. This sounds fantastic! I like the fact that the dough is so simple to make. However, I didn't understand how to form the dough in the correct shape, it wasn't very clear from your directions - if you could post some photos or drawings that would really help.