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March 27, 2010

Samosa Recipe

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I am a big fan of samosa.Whenever  I visit chat shops /Bakeries or theaters, I have a samosa without fail. I really wanted to try triangular shaped cripsy samosas for a long time. After seeing this post ,I got the confidence to prepare samosa recipe at home.Thanks a lot sailu for giving clear step by step pics.I tried my own by making slight changes in the actual recipe.It came out very well.I just relished it with tomato sauce.I am posting this delectable samosa for u all and for my future reference ..

Ingredients :
For dough :
  • Maida – 1 cup
  • Rava / Semolina – 1 tsp
  • Ice cold water – As required
  • Salt – As needed.
  • Baking soda – a pinch (optional)
  • Jeera – 1/2 tsp
For stuffing :
  • Potato – 4 nos (Boiled and mashed)
  • Green peas – 1/2 cup (cooked)
  • Big onion – 2 nos (finely chopped)
  • Ginger & garlic paste -  1 tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1.5 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves – a few (chopped )
  • Lemon juice – a few drops
  • Salt – As required.
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
Method :
  • Knead the dough with the above said ingredients and keep it closed with a wet cloth for 20 mins.
  • Prepare the stuffing by keeping  a kadai with oil.
  • Add the onions, G& G paste and saute well till raw smell disappears.
  • Then add the spices given in the same order and mix well.
  • Finally add the crumbled potato pieces and green peas.
  • Add the required salt and mix well to become a whole mass.
  • Add water if necessary.Switch off the flame and add the lemon juice & coriander leaves.Remove the stuffing and set aside.
  • Take the dough and make small balls of equal size.
  • Shape it as given here and fill the stuffing.
  • Make the samosas and deep fry both sides till golden brown.
Enjoy with tomato ketchup / sauce.

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  1. Samosas look very crispy and so good Chitra...nice click!

  2. Looks so nice,just like in the restaurants! I too love this a lot tried 2 - 3 times,I add ajwain to the dough...Picture is too good!

  3. WOW!!!!!!
    Samosa's looks perfect and very crispy dear..
    Wish to grab some :-)

  4. such a nice golden brown colour samosas have got,perfect ones,everyone's fav i can say...looks very crispy and delicious...and nice info too...really appreciate your efforts to write such useful info everytime chitra...nice one,thanks for sharing and have a great weekend

  5. Come out so crispy.........great snack

  6. Perfect Samosas to go with evening Tea!!
    Thanks 4 hsaring the useful tips on oils !!

  7. Lovely Samosas..... Very golden & crisp...... I love the look I see....


  8. சூப்பர்ப்...எனக்கு மிகவும் பிடித்த ஒன்று....

  9. Samosas looks super prefect, feel like grabbing some samosas...yumm!

  10. I love samosas and yours look very crispy x

  11. thanks for visiting my blog..u have a wonderful space too..love to follow...
    You are always welcome to our space

  12. Your samosas are perfect! i love the color , good job!

  13. Lovely and crispy samosas, looks so tempting and yummy.

  14. Samosas looks very tempting and tasty too. Appreciate ur efforts for sharing interesting info.

  15. Samosas look perfect to go with Evening Tea! Crisp and delicious!

  16. Chitra, you have awards waiting at my blog..come and collect that yarr

  17. Samosas look yummy!

  18. Wow Chitra! samosas looks great and delicious...very hard job though..

  19. those are some tempting samosas in the picture. They sure look well done.

  20. wow.. looks fantastic & mouth watering..kitchen clinic info is really useful & thxs for sharing..

  21. Hi Chitra, The samosa has turned out so well and great info on oils.

  22. crisp samosa with a cup of tea..what can be better.. informative post on oils..

  23. so perfect and yummy!!loved it..

  24. What a tempting post dear. Samosa looks very perfect n cute. Wanna grab one :)

  25. yum samosas
    pls collect ur award from my blog dear

  26. Lovely samosas and a good write up..Enjoyed reading !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  27. Samosa's are looking very crispy and so perfect!!!hylesses

  28. That was really very informative post. Enjoyed reading....Samosas look very very crispy and tasty. Nice click

  29. Hy Chitra,

    This is very tempting...Beautiful click...First time here...
    you have a wonderful collection of recipes. I'm following you dear, Do drop in at my blog sometime...

  30. First time here,,you got nice space with lovely recipes dear,,,samoosa looks crispy n delicious,,,droooling me.wooow,,really you have done a great job by writing lot of informations and very health conscious dear,,,hats off to ur great work,,,thanks for sharing dear,,take care n keep on smiling

  31. Tried the stuffing the way you mentioned with 1/2 spoon of chole masala powder added rolled in a puff pastry sheets.Came out soo good.Thanks for the recipe.


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