2 cups plain flour
2 tbsp melted butter/ ghee
250 gm paneer, cut into very small pieces
1 cup onion, chopped
2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 green chilli, finely chopped
1 small tomato, chopped
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp cumin powder
a pinch of pepper powder
1/2-3/4 tsp garam masala
1 tsp tomato sauce
1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
salt to taste
oil as required
- Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and add chopped onion , green chillies, ginger-garlic paste and little salt and saute well at medium flame until onion turns golden.
- Add turmeric powder, kashmiri chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, pepper powder and garam masala and mix well for 2 minutes over low flame until their raw smell disappears.
- Add chopped tomato and cook for few minutes until soft.
- Add 1/4 cup of hot water and cook for a minute. Then add paneer pieces, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
- Add tomato sauce and mix well. Adjust the salt and add chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
- Switch off the flame and keep it aside to cool completely..
- In a bowl, add plain flour , melted ghee and salt and mix evenly with your hand. Add water as required and knead well to make a smooth and soft dough. Keep it aside for 30 minutes.
- Make balls out of the kneaded dough and roll each ball to make a thick poori like circle.
- Cut it to two halves, take one of them and apply little water along the edges and fold it to make a cone.
- Fill it with 2 tsp of the prepared paneer filling and seal the other end of the cone with little water/ maida mixtute. ( Mix 1 tbsp flour with 1 1/2 tbsp water ). Repeat the process with the remaining dough.
- Heat oil in a pan and fry the samosas on medium flame till both sides turn golden brown.
- Remove them from the oil and drain them on a paper towel. Serve hot with tomato sauce….