Mushroom, Paneer And Soya Chunk Samosa Recipe
Crispy, crunchy samosas filled with a healthy mushroom, paneer and soya chunk filling is a must try for your evening snack. Make for your next tea party and wow your guests.
Mushroom, Paneer And Soya Chunk Samosa Recipe is a delicious twist on the popular tea-time snack - samosas. Traditionally, samosas are made with a potato filling but this variation uses minced mushrooms, paneer and soya chunks. With right amount of spices these deep fried samosas make the perfect accompaniment for that evening cup of tea.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Appetizer recipes such as
- 250 grams Button mushrooms , finely chopped
- 1 cup Soy granules
- 100 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , minced or finely chopped
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 2 tablespoon Cooking oil
- 1 Green Chilli , chopped finely
- 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
- 20 Spring Roll Wrappers , pastry sheets
- 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
- 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Chaat Masala Powder
- Salt , as needed
- Cooking oil , enough to fry
How to make Mushroom, Paneer And Soya Chunk Samosa Recipe
To begin making Mushroom, Paneer And Soya Chunk Samosa Recipe first boil some water with salt in a sauce pan. To this, add the soya chunks/granules.
Turn off the heat and cover the saucepan and set it aside for 15 minutes until the chunks/granules double in size. Then, using a large strainer, drain all the water. Place the soya chunks/granules in a bowl and set them aside to cool down.
Mince the mushrooms by pulsing them a couple of times in a food processor. Add the cooked soya chunks into the food processor as well and pulse a couple more times till they are mixed well. Set this mixture aside.
Heat a pan with oil. To it, add fennel seeds. After a few seconds add the chopped onions and chopped green chilli as well. Saute them until they are slightly golden.
Once the onions are golden in colour add the crumbled paneer, along with the mushroom and soya mix, to the pan. Sprinkle some salt and cook it together until the water has evaporated completely.
Add the ground pepper, Kashmiri chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder, garam masala and chaat powder and mix well till combined. Check the seasonings and add some more salt if needed and cook until the mixture is completely dry.
Take the Mushroom, Paneer And Soya Chunk mix off the heat, set it aside and allow it to cool down completely. The mixture must come down to room temperature so that it is warm enough to handle.
The next step is to prepare the samosas. To do this, take one sheet of spring roll pastry and place it vertically on a board or work surface.
Place a spoonful of the stuffing and fold the sheets into a triangles. To seal the samosa like a pouch, smear some water at the end of the fold to make the open ends stick together. Proceed the same way with the remaining sheets, until the samosa filling is used fully.
Arrange the prepared samosas on a board and keep covered with a damp cloth until you are ready to fry them.
In a kadai, warm some oil for deep frying. When the oil is hot enough, gently slide 2-3 samosas in. Take care not to over-crowd the kadai, so that the samosas fry evenly and turn golden brown.
When ready, gently ease them out with a slotted spoon, taking care to drain out all the excess oil along the sides of the kadhai.
Place the samosas on oil absorbent paper and allow the oil to drain completely.
Born in Kerala and brought up in Chennai. Divya is big fan of street foods and die hard fan of Pani Poori. She loves cooking for her hubby and he never insists for anything specific, never complains, never troubles. "When you have a hubby like that, you will always want to treat him with good food :). " This was how her passion for cooking evolved and now she is an expert. Divya derives inspiration from her friends, fellow food bloggers and that has made her an avid blogger herself. She blogs at Dishing with Divya