Sweetcorn and Cheese Samoosas

Sweetcorn and cheese samoosa

Sweetcorn and cheese samoosa

Published Jul 17, 2022


Prep Time: 45 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes



24 ready-made samoosa strips

2 cups frozen sweetcorn

1&1/2 tbsp light olive oil or vegetable oil

1 teaspoon cumin seeds

1 large onion finely chopped

4-5 green chillies finely chopped

1&1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese

1&1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese

1/2 teaspoon paprika


1/2 cup dhania/coriander leaves chopped

1/2 cup mint chopped

Light olive oil or vegetable oil for frying

Flour Paste to seal samoosas

2 tbsp cake wheat flour

3 tbsp water


Heat oil in a large pan. Add cumin seeds

Once seeds start to burst add onion and chillies

Sauté until onion is translucent

Add sweetcorn and season with salt and paprika

Fry on high heat until sweetcorn heats through

Remove from heat and transfer into a large bowl to cool

Once cool add cheese and herbs. Mix well and fill the samoosas

To fill the samoosas. Fold the end of one samoosa strip into a triangular pocket. Fill in 1&1/2 tablespoon filling.

Tuck the edge in. Fold over. Use some flour paste to seal

To make the flour paste use 2 tbsp cake wheat flour and 3 tbsp water. Whisk well to form a smooth paste

Best fried from frozen in warm oil on medium heat


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