Being a paneer lover, I always look for something interesting in paneer recipes. While I was travelling in northern India, I came across this amazing and delicious recipe called spicy paneer tartlet.
This recipe is made using samosa Patti which is stuffed with spicy paneer, spring onions and celery. After having a bite, I was mesmerised by the taste of this super duper dish. Its appearance is something which will always attract you and its taste will never let you forget this dish. Try this recipe at home and bring the taste of northern India at home.
Preparation Time: 5 mins
For the tarts
Samosa pattis - 2
For spicy paneer filling
Paneer cubes - ½ Cup
For Smooth paste
Kashmiri red chillies (dry) - 2 (broken into pieces)
The process to make spicy paneer tartlet
For the tarts
1. Take a samosa patti and cut it into 3 parts.
2. Now press each patti into a greased tart mould. This is to form the cavity.
3. Repeat the same steps with the remaining patti
4. Preheat the oven at 200°c (400°f).
5. On a baking tray, arrange the tart moulds and bake them in the oven for around 3 to 4 minutes and then keep them aside.
For Spicy paneer filling
1. Take a broad non-stick pan and heat the oil, then add the prepared red chilli-ginger-garlic paste into the pan and on a medium flame saute for few seconds.
2. Now add paneer, celery, spring onions, salt and tomato ketchup and continue to saute for 2 minutes on medium flame.
3. Once done, put the flame off and divide the stuffing into 6 equal portions.
1. Arrange the tarts on a clean dry surface and put a portion of filling into each tart.
2. Spicy paneer tart is ready. Serve them immediately.
The Author is the nutritionist and expert blogger too. He is new in India and while He was travelling in the northern part of India He came across this spicy paneer tart and since then this starter has become his favourite starter dish.