Samosa | How to make Samosa

By Nida Saleem  |  23rd Feb 2016  |  
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About Samosa Recipe

A crispy and spicy Indian snack that is served with chutney.

Samosa is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Samosa in your kitchen. This recipe requires 20 minutes for preparation and 25 minutes to cook. The Samosa by Nida Saleem has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Samosa at home without any difficulty. Samosa is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Samosa would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Samosa this weekend. Share your Samosa cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Nida Saleem for inputs. In case you have any queries for Samosa you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Nida Saleem. You can also rate the Samosa and give feedback.


Ingredients to make Samosa

  • 4 cups maida
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • A pinch of ajwain
  • 4-6 boiled potatoes
  • 3 green chillies chopped
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 1 tsp amchur powder (optional)
  • 1 tsp jeera powder
  • 1 tsp dhania powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp whole saunf
  • 1 tsp whole coriander
  • oil 3 tsp
  • oil to fry

How to make Samosa

  1. Knead a smooth dough by adding the flour, salt, ajwain, oil and water together. Let it rest in a closed vessel for 5 mins.
  2. In a pan, heat oil then add the chopped cashew nuts along with green chillies and onion. When it turns golden, add in the boiled potatoes which have been cut into cubes. Add the salt, chilli powder, chaat masala, dhania-jeera powder and mix well. Do not let this burn.
  3. Add the chopped coriander leaves. Also dry roast the coriander seeds and saunf, then coarsely crush it and add it to the masala. (This will enhance the flavour).
  4. Mix all the ingredients well and let it cool . Your filling is now ready.
  5. Now form small balls from the dough and roll it into thin chapatis. Cut it into half. Now hold the half cut chapati and apply water on the sides. Fold it into a cone and seal.
  6. Fill the cone with masala and apply water on the open sides which has to be folded. Make a pleat on the opposite side of the joined part. Seal all the sides and you will get a triangle shape, ensure that its sealed well.
  7. Heat oil and deep fry these samosas in hot oil with a low flame till all the sides turn golden brown.
  8. Serve samosas with chutney or ketchup.

Reviews for Samosa (2)

Manju suthara year ago

wow very yummy :yum:

Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago