Posted on December 25, 2006 | Category: Vegetarian recipes
Ingredients for samosa pastry (Indian samosa recipes):
- Flour: 2 cups
- Salt: Half Tsp
- Water: Four Tbs
- Oil: Three Tbs
Ingredients for samosa stuffing:
- Potatoes: Five (boiled)
- Onion: One (finely chopped)
- Oil: One Tbs
- Peas: One cup (shelled)
- Ginger: One Tbs (grated)
- Coriander: Three Tbs (green, finely chopped)
- Green Chili: One (finely chopped)
- Coriander seeds: One Tsp (powder)
- Water: As required
- Lemon Juice: Two Tbs
- Cumin seeds: One Tsp
- Cayenne pepper: 1/4 tsp
- Garam masala: One Tsp
Method of preparation for Samosa pastry:
First mix the flour and salt. Add four tbs of oil to it and mix it well. Add water and make stiff dough out of it. Add water slowly or you might ruin whole thing. Knead the dough till it becomes smooth. Keep the ball for minimum 30 minutes untouched in a plastic bag.
Method of preparation for Samosa stuffing:
First, peel the potatoes and cut it into small pieces. Keep it aside. Take a frying pan and add four tbs of oil to it. Heat it at medium flame. Add onion to it when oil is hot and fry it well till it turns brown. Add coriander, ginger, peas, green chili, and water to it. Cover it up and lower the heat. Keep it in this condition for few minutes till the peas are coked. Add more water if required. Now add garam masala, potatoes, salt, cumin, cayenne, coriander seeds and lemon juice to it. Stir it till it is cooked.
Method of preparation for Samosa:
You will have to knead the dough again for a minute. Now make small balls out of it. Roll the ball into round shape. Cut it into two halves. Now make cone out of it overlapping the seams. Fill the cone with stuffing and close it after applying little water at the edges.
Heat the oil in a frying pan. Oil should be deep enough to fry the samosa completely. Now fry the samosa in medium flame. Turn the samosa and fry it fully till golden brown. Enjoy it with sauce or chutney.
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