Monday, 27 May 2013

Veg Samosas

This is the 3rd post for BM#28 under Samosas with different filling.
This is a very simple Samosa recipe. I have used self raising flour instead of plain flour in this recipe. Self Raising flour made the coating really fluffy. It was very crispy from out & soft/ fluffy inside.  You can add in more vegetables if you want. I just added potatoes & Peas. I am feeling very guilty after eating Samosas for the last 2 days. I now need to swim for longer duration to get rid of all those extra fat that I have put on in the last few days.

Makes: 10 medium size samosas

For the filling:
  • 2 Potatoes boiled
  • 1/4 cup green peas Boiled
  • 1 onions sliced
  • 1 Tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 Tspn turmeric powder
  • 1 Tspn chili powder
  • 1/2 Tspn garam masala
  • 1/4 Tspn chat masala powder
  • Pinch of Amchoor powder
  • salt as per taste
  • Coriander leaves to garnish
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • Oil for deep frying
For the dough
  • 3 cups plain flour
  • 1/2 tspn cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tspn Ajwain seeds
  • salt as per taste
  • 2 Tbsp oil
  • 1/4 cup of water
  1. Make a soft dough (Like Chapathi) with all the ingredients mentioned in the dough list. Cover this at let it rest for 20 mins
  2. In a Pan add a Tbsp of oil, fry ginger garlic, onion until translucent.
  3. To it add in all the masalas & fry for a minute.
  4. Now mix in the boiled potatoes, green peas into the masala & give it a good mix. Also try & mash it a little.
  5. Finally Garnish the stuffing with chopped coriander leaves. Allow the stuffing to cool down
  6. Unwrap the soft dough. Sprinkle little flour and knead again for a minute.
  7. Divide the dough into 6 small balls, Dust it with flour & roll it to flat disc with a help of rolling pin.
  8. Now cut it two equal halves & take one of the sides, make it into a cone shape.
  9. Seal the edges with some water. Fill the cones with the stuffing & seal them again with some water.
  10. Heat oil in a deep frying pan & deep fry these samosas for about 2 - 3 mins. Make sure you deep fry them for 1 minutes on low flame, 1 minute on medium flame & 1 minute on high flame. Keep turning them while they are frying.

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  1. Veg. samosas look perfect and delicious! :)

  2. Those samosas look perfect.. Crispy and spicy.. Delicious.

  3. thanks for popping by to my space and your lovely comment, you have an awesome blog here! Glad to know ur in Singapore too :-).

    1. Your welcome. Oh I dn't know u are in Singapore. That's great to know:) I am so happy to have found you.

  4. They looks like puffy pillows,who can resist to them,wonderful and my favourite filling.

  5. any time is samosa time for me. looks so good.

  6. Dear so glad to visit here and thanks a lot for visiting my blog, commenting on my post and following my blog too.....Happy to follow you too....

    Loved you blog......And the vegetable samosa looks perfect and delectable.....

  7. I have enjoyed your samosas sheela..very nice choice of recipes..these look so tempting as well..

    1. Thx Valli:) I kept postponing these as I am on a healthy diet:)

  8. Perfect and crispy one, your filling is love.

  9. The self raising flour was a good choice because I adore the crispy crunchy skin, also the spiced up filling inside.


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