Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Vegetable Samosa

Ingredients :

For samosa dough :

Maida - 1 cup

Ghee - 1/2 cup

Baking powder - 1/4 tbl spoon



For filling :

Potatoes - 2 ( large boiled, peeled, mashed )

Onion finely chopped - 1

Green peas - 1 tea cup

Green chillies- 2

Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbl spoon

Coriander leaves finely chopped

Lemon juice - 2 tbl spoon

Turmeric powder - 1/2 tbl spoon

Garam masala - 1/2 tbl spoon

Coriander seeds - 1/2 tbl spoon

Red chilli powder - 1 tbl spoon

Salt - to taste

Oil - to deep fry

Procedure :

For the dough :

1. In flour add salt, baking powder and ghee. Mix well.

2. Add cold water and mix into a smooth dough.

3. Keep the dough for half an hour, covered with wet cloth.

For filling:

1. Heat oil in a pan. Add chopped onions and green chillies and fry over medium heat, until light brown.

2. Add green peas, ginger paste, coriander leaves, fenugreek leaves, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt.

3. Add mashed potatoes and stir well. Fry for about 5-6 minutes and remove from flame.

4. Now take the mixed dough then mix it once again.

5. Make small balls of almost equal size. Press these balls to make flat round shape (like chapati). Later cut these into two halfs.

6. Shape it into a cone and stuff it with the potato filling. Apply water on the edges and seal the edges.

7. Heat oil in a deep frying pan on high. Deep fry the samosas on medium heat until golden brown.

8. Now serve hot with sauce.

1 comment:

  1. I've always wanted to make samosa. Somehow, I always worry that it's too much work to make the outer cover. Anyway, Yours look absolutely perfect. I will try it soon.