Crispy Vegetable Samosa!!! Recipe

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Samosa is a stuffed pastry and is extremely popular as a snack in India and also mostly all over Asia and the Middle East.
The stuffing can be savoury with Potatoes/veggies/Minced Chicken/Beef, but it could also be sweet, ever heard of Chocolate Samosas!! Sounds heavenly isnt it ;-)
Today I made savoury potato-veggie stuffed, fried samosas for our good friends who were leaving the city and so it was kinda like a farewell snack :-)
Hope you love them!

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Servings: 15 samosas
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Ingredients

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  • For the pastry:
  • All-purpose flour - 1cup
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2tsp
  • Ajwain seeds (Carom seeds) - 1/2tsp
  • Oil - 1tsp ( Canola or vegetable oil preferred)
  • Salt - to taste
  • Warm Water - 1cup ( or enough to make a smooth dough)
  • For the filling:
  • Potatoes - 2 medium Russet
  • Onion - 1medium or 1/2 large (Chopped finely)
  • Green chillies - 2 (Chopped)
  • Carrot - 1 large (grated)
  • Green peas - 1/4cup
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 1.5tsp
  • Garam masala powder, Turmeric powder, Red chilli powder , Corriander powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil - 2tsp (for tempering)
  • Cumin seeds - 1tsp
  • Ajwain (Carom seeds) - 1tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Oil - for frying

Directions

  1. In a deep bowl mix the all-purpose flour, cumin seeds, ajwain seeds, oil and salt with warm water and make a smooth dough and brush some oil over the dough and keep aside coveered by a damp cloth for half an hour.
  2. Boil the potatoes and peel off the skin.
  3. In a pan heat 2 tsps of oil and crack the cumin seeds and ajwain seeds and add Onions, Green chillies and ginger garlic paste and saute until onions turn pink
  4. Add the Carrots and Green peas and saute for another 2mins.
  5. Now add the Garam masala powder, Turmeric powder, Red chilli powder and Corriander powder and Salt and saute for another 2mins and turn off the heat.
  6. Mash the potatoes and add it to the veggie mix and combine it all together well. Check if the filling is seasoned well.
  7. Take the dough and make small 'tennis ball sized' balls. (You may make larger balls depending on the size of the samosa)
  8. Roll each ball into an oval shape with a rolling pin and cut it into half (almost a semi circle)
  9. Make a cone shape by joining both the ends of the semi circle and pinch it together with the help of some oil or water.
  10. Add 1tsp of the potato-veggie into the cone and fold in the end and again pinch it so that it is tightly closed.
  11. Heat some oil in a deep pan to almost 350 degrees and add the samosa few at a time and fry it until golden brown.
  12. Serve hot with ketchup , mint chutney or dates chutney, Enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 23g
Recipe makes 15 servings
Calories 13  
Calories from Fat 0 0%
Total Fat 0.03g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Potassium 73mg 2%
Total Carbs 2.97g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Sugars 0.61g 0%
Protein 0.39g 1%
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Comments

  • ShaleeDP
    December 4, 2015
    This looks nice and interesting. Can be served on cocktail gatherings.

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