Desi Samosa

15 minutes
15 samosas
Desi Samosa
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One of the most popular street food items in India, samosa is, without a doubt, known by almost everyone. The best part is its stuffing has been innovated upon as years have gone by since its inception, making it a dish of variety. This recipe involves making a traditional samosa anyone would enjoy. We hope you love them!

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup of flour
  • ½ teaspoon Garni Whole Cumin
  • ½ teaspoon Garni Ajwain Sabut
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Kitchen salt
  • 1 cup of warm water
  • 2-4 potatoes
  • 2 sliced onions
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • 1 chopped carrot
  • ¼ cup of green peas
  • 1 and a half teaspoons of Ginger Garlic paste
  • ½ teaspoon of Garni Garam Masala Powder
  • ½ teaspoon of Garni Turmeric Powder
  • ½ teaspoon of Garni Red Chilli Powder
  • ½ teaspoon of Garni Coriander Powder
  • 1 teaspoon of Garni Whole Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon of Garni Ajwain Sabut
  • Kitchen salt
  • Vegetable oil (frying and tempering the filling)

Instructions :

  • In a deep bowl, mix the flour, cumin seeds, ajwain seeds, oil and salt with warm water and make a smooth dough and brush some oil over the dough.
  • Keep it aside while covered by a damp cloth for half an hour.
  • Boil the potatoes and peel off the skin.
  • In a pan, heat 2 tsps of oil and crack the cumin seeds and ajwain seeds.
  • Add onions, green chillies, and ginger garlic paste and saute until the onions turn pink.
  • Add the carrots and green peas and saute for another 2 minutes.
  • Now add the garam masala powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, and salt and saute for another 2 minutes and turn off the heat.
  • Mash the potatoes and add it to the veggie mix and mash it well. Check if the filling is seasoned properly.
  • Take the dough and make small tennis ball-sized balls (You may make larger balls depending on the size of the samosa preferred).
  • Roll each ball into an oval shape with a rolling pin and cut it in half.
  • Make a cone by joining both the ends of the halves and pinch them together with the help of some oil or water.
  • Add 1 tsp of the potato-veggie into the cone and fold in the end and again pinch it so that it is tightly closed.
  • Heat some oil in a deep pan to almost 350 degrees and add the samosa one at a time and fry it until it's golden brown.
  • Serve hot and fresh with ketchup, mint chutney or dates chutney. Enjoy! 

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