How to make Jain Paneer Chilli Parcel - Spicy paneer mixture stuffed into samosa pattis, shaped into parcels and deep-fried/.

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Main Ingredients : Paneer (cottage cheese) (पनीर), Samosa patti (समोसा पट्टी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Jain Paneer Chilli Parcel Recipe Card

Jain Paneer Chilli Parcel

English: Cottage Cheese
A favourite with the vegetarians, paneer made from milk is quite common, especially paneer recipes are quite popular in the Indian subcontinent. You can make it fresh, chhena – an another version or just use the ones that are readily available in the market to prepare everything from simple snacks, curries, sabzis, mithais, desserts and the likes. An ingredient that can be relished in the raw form too – try serving it as a starter just sprinkled with a little chaat masala, black salt and chilli powder!

For more recipes related to Jain Paneer Chilli Parcel checkout Til Paneer, Tiranga Paneer Tikka, Paneer Sandwich, Paneer Bhurji Samosa . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Frittata with Penne, Bread Rolls, Paneer and Corn Cutlets, Vegetable Quesadillas.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Jain Paneer Chilli Parcel Recipe

  • Paneer (cottage cheese) grated ½ cup

  • Samosa patti readymade 4

  • Green chilli chopped 1

  • Chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon + to deep fry

  • Celery chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Green capsicum chopped ¼ cup

  • Processed cheese grated ¼ cup

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Dried oregano 1 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 2-3 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat one tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan, add green chilli, celery and green capsicum and sauté for a minute.

Step 2

Add salt, cottage cheese, processed cheese, coriander leaves, chilli flakes and dried oregano and mix well. Take the pan off the heat and set aside.

Step 3

Put refined flour in a bowl, add quarter cup water and mix well to make slurry.

Step 4

Quarter each samosa patti. Make small balls of cottage cheese mixture.

Step 5

Place two pieces of somasa patti in a way that it resembles a plus sign.

Step 6

Put one portion of cottage cheese mixture in the center and overlap the four sides to make a square shaped parcel. Apply slurry on all the sides, so that the patti sticks properly.

Step 7

Apply slurry on all the corners of the square parcels, to make sure oil does not go inside.

Step 8

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, slide in the parcels and deep-fry till crisp and golden brown.

Step 9

Drain on absorbent paper and serve hot.