Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

Baked Palak Paneer Samosa is a nonfried variation of samosa dish made with an outer covering made with spinach and stuffed with spicy paneer (cottage cheese) filling. It is baked and a perfect treat for people avoiding the deep fried food.

Click for the for  regular baked samosa below:

Baked Samosa

You can this try out different variatons in making samosa by making filling with different ingredients.

Enjoy making this non fried samosa and please share your views with me.

Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
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Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

Baked Palak Paneer Samosa is a nonfried variation of samosa dish made with an outer covering made with spinach and stuffed with spicy paneer (cottage cheese) filling. It is baked and a perfect treat for people avoiding the deep fried food. 

Course Appetizer, Breakfast, dinner, hightea, Side Dish, Snack, Starters
Cuisine Indian
Keyword appetizer, baked, breakfast, dinner, Festival, greenveggie, hightea, homemade, kids, nonfried, paneer, samosa, snack, spinach
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 20 samosa
Calories 120 kcal

Ingredients

For Outer Covering

  • 1.5 cup wholewheat flour
  • 0.5 cup all purpose flour maida
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 3/4 cup spinach puree
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour for dusting and rolling

For Stuffing

  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seed jeera
  • 1 tsp ginger chilli paste
  • 1/2 cup green peas boiled
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp dry mango powder amchur
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbsp coriander washed and chopped
  • 200 g paneer cut into small cubes
  • 4 tsp oil for making stuffing and brushing the samosa
  • salt to taste
  • water for sealing edges

Instructions

For Outer Covering

  1. In a big bowl take whole wheat flour, maida, and cornflour.  Add salt, lemon juice, and oil (keep 1 tsp oil aside for smoothening the dough).

  2. Mix well till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  3. Add spinach puree to it and mix well.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  4. Knead into a stiff dough like paratha.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  5. Add 1 tsp oil and smoothen the dough. Cover the dough with a wet cloth and keep the dough aside. In the meanwhile prepare the stuffing.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

For Stuffing

  1. In the pan add two tsp oil, add cumin seed and fry. Once the cumin seed crackles, add ginger chili paste and saute.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  2. Add the chopped onions and saute till the onions become translucent.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  3. Add turmeric, coriander-cumin powder, red chili powder, dry mango powder (amchur) and garam masala. Mix well and saute for a minute.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  4. Add the boiled peas and mix well.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  5. Add the chopped paneer cubes and salt.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  6. Mix well and add chopped coriander leaves. 

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  7. Mix well and saute for a minute. The stuffing is ready. Keep it aside and let it cool. 

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

Filling and baking samosa

  1. Make equal balls from the kneaded dough. Take one ball, flatten it and dust it with flour.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  2. Roll the dough into a circle (around 18 cm). Cut the circle into half.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  3. Take one part and make a cone from it by bringing both the edges together. Seal the edges by applying water.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  4. Put the prepared filling in the cone pressing lightly so that it is packed without any air pockets. Apply water on the upper edges and seal it.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  5. The samosa is stuffed.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  6. Similarly, prepare the remaining samosas.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  7. Put the samosa on the baking paper. Apply oil on it. Bake the samosa in the preheated oven at 200 C for 25-30 minutes or till crispy.

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa
  8. The baked palak paneer samosa is ready to serve. 

    Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

3 thoughts on “Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

  • September 19, 2018 at 6:12 am
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    Awesome dish. Very healthy and yet tasty..

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  • September 19, 2018 at 6:47 am
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    Very nice healthy and tasty recipe

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    • October 5, 2018 at 5:45 am
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      Thank you so much.

      Reply

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