Samosa Recipe

2015-11-04
Samosa

Samosa can find anywhere in India and you can also make it in home too. However, you can get the readymade patty sheets of samosa but here I am going to show you everything about the Samosa recipe. In bengali it is called as “Singara”.

 

Ingredients

  • For Dough:
  • 1/3 cup plain flour
  • pinch of carom seeds or ajwain
  • ½ tsp melted ghee
  • salt as per taste
  • For Stuffing:
  • ¾ cup peeled and boiled potato cubes
  • 1/3 cup boiled peas
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • ¼ tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • pinch of asafoetida(hing)
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • ¼ tsp dried mango powder(amchur powder)
  • salt as per taste
  • finely chopped coriander leaves
  • oil for deep frying

Method

Step 1

For Dough:
1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl and pour little water into it.
2. Knead into it to make hard dough.
3. Cover the dough with a wet muslin cloth and keep it aside for 10 – 15 mins.

Step 2

For Stuffing:
1. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.
2. When the cumin seeds crackle, add asafoetida and ginger green chili paste. Saute it for few seconds.
3. Add the potatoes and green peas and mix well. Cook them on medium flame for 3-4 minutes and also mash them on the back of your spoon.
4. Add dry mango powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder and salt. Mix them very well and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Stir continuously while cooking.
5. Add coriander leaves and mix well and cook for another 1 minute.
6. Remove from heat and divide the stuff into equal portions and keep it aside.

Step 3

How to make Samosa:
1. Knead the dough well till smooth and elastic and divide it in equal portions.
2. Roll out a portion of dough into a round or oval in shaped like roti.
3. Cut the oval into 2 equal portions horizontally using knife.
4. Take one portion of the cutting and joined the edges to make a cone.
5. Stuff the cone with some portion of stuffing and apply little water on the edges so that it could seal easily.
6. Press the edges and seal it and give one mold on the sealed edges to give proper shape of Samosa.
7. Repeat the same with the remaining dough.
8. Heat oil in a pan/Kadhai and deep fry all the samosas in a medium flame until they golden brown in colour from both sides.
9. Drain the excess oil and serve hot with your favourite chutey.

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