Samosa

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The ultimate Snack, Samosa! Everyone likes samosas.  These days you can have variety of stuffing in samosas. Traditionally, its aloo/potato stuffing and that’s what I’ve made today. These Aloo stuffed samosas are easy to make and will be relished by everyone, that’s my guarantee! These samosas has lovely balance of spices according to me but if you do not eat spicy food than adjust the spice level. Otherwise these beauties will make you want to eat more n more…

Ingredients :

For Dough :
  • Flour – 2 1/4 Cup
  • Oil : 3 Tbsp
  • Water : to make stiff dough
  • Salt : to taste
  • Ajwain – 1/2 tsp
Masala –
  • Potatoes – 7 (boiled, refrigerated and mashed)
  • Mint and Coriander – handful
  • Ginger – 2 inch
  • Green Chili – 2
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • kasoori methi – 1/2 tsp each(whole and powder)
  • Red Chili powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Amchoor powder – 1 1/2 tsp
  • Black pepper – 1/2 tsp
  • Black Salt – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Chili flakes – 1/4 tsp
  • Saunf – 1/4 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander seeds -1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala – 1/4 tsp

Samosa Recipe –

Method :
For Dough :
  • Add flour, salt, ajwain and oil to a mixing bowl. Rub the flour with oil, once it resembles breadcrumbs, add little water at a time to form a stiff dough.
  • Cover the formed dough with a damp cloth for 2 hours.
For Masala :
  • In a mixer, add in mint, coriander, green chili, ginger and blend to a paste using minimal water.
  • Heat a pan, pour in 2 tsp oil, add all the spices – red chili powder, chili flakes, coriander powder, crushed kasoori methi, amchoor powder, crushed coriander seeds, fennel seeds, whole kasoori methi, cumin powder, black salt, black pepper, garam masala and salt. Roast in low heat until fragrant.
  • Add the mint coriander paste, and cook for a minute or two. Finally, add the roughly mashed potatoes and mix well with the masala. Let it cool.
Forming Samosas :
  • Once the dough has rested, knead the dough for a minute. Divide into 4 portions and knead down to smoother the portions. Keep the dough portions covered with a damp cloth.
  • Roll the dough out in an oblong sheet, divide horizontally, then roll little further.
  • Smear water in half part the flat end, form a cone by sticking the wet edge. Fill the cone generously with the stuffing, smear water in the round edge, pinch it I. The center and stick together to the front side. This will give the samosas it’s proper shape.
  • Place the formed samosas to rest until the skin feels dry and rough, approximately 30-45 minutes.
  • Warm oil to deep fry the samosas, add them in and fry in low heat until golden brown. Take them out, let rest for few minutes , or serve warm with chutneys of your choice!

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Shefali shah says:

    Interesting recipes

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    1. Sanna says:

      Thanks dear. I’m glad you liked them.

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  2. Falguni Shah says:

    Very well explained recipes.thanks for sharing with us

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    1. Sanna says:

      Thanks dear for your wonderful comments. I’m glad you liked the recipe. Do make it and share your pics with me.

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