samosa | How to make samosa

By Chand Rashmita  |  1st Sep 2015  |  
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Ingredients to make samosa

  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 and half tsp oil
  • a pinch of ajwain(carom seeds)
  • salt to taste
  • I CUP boiled peeled and mashed potatoes
  • 1/2 cup boiled green peas
  • a pinch of hing
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/4 tsp whole coriander seeds
  • salt to taste
  • chilli powder as per your taste
  • 1tsp chopped coriander
  • oil for deep frying
  • 1/2 tsp chopped curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

How to make samosa

  1. for the dough:combine all the ingredients(flour, oil, carom seeds, salt) in a bowl and knead into a stiff dough using enough water .cover the dough with a wet muslin cloth and keep it aside for 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. for the stuffing: heat the oil in a pan,add coriander seeds and add hing ,curry leaves and ginger garlic paste and saute on a medium flame for a few secnds.
  3. now add turmeric powder, chilli powder and add the potatoes and green peas, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. now add salt and lastly chopped coriander leaves and mix well for another 1 minute. now switch off the flame and divide the stuffing into 6 equal parts and keep aside.
  5. process:knead the dough well and divide into 3 equal portions.
  6. roll out a portion of the dough into 150 mm diameter oval .cut it into 2 equal portion using a knife.
  7. take a portion and join the edges to make a cone and stuff the cone with a portion of the stuffing and apply little water on the edges to seal it.
  8. repeat with the remaining dough and stuffing. now heat the oil in a kadhai and deep fry the samosas on amedium flame.lastly drain on absorbent paper.

Reviews for samosa (11)

Jayanti Deya year ago


nipun jaina year ago

Good recipie


Bakwas diameter no of roles everything was very childish and the hell who use curry leaves in samosa. You have no idea what samosa is for guys from Delhi and UP side. Please remove this recipe I didn't want to give you one star also.
renuka ganeshbabu
2 years ago
if you are that talented post ur own recipe..don't hurt others.. try to correct it..
Gurmehr Singh
2 years ago
i always use curry leaves and mustard seeds. it gives a good flavour. try it. curry leaves are also good for health.
Ishita Mazumdar
2 years ago
don't be rude.. have you tried making it?? n curry leaves go perfectly with every food so stuff your UP n delhi pride !!

Deepa Gautam2 years ago

For crispness wht you do
Gurmehr Singh
2 years ago
first heat the dough after roling on tava for few seconds.then roll and fill and use water to seal the samosas

savitri Inani3 years ago

Outside crust is very crispy...I tried but my crust was not do crispy...why

Suchita Singh3 years ago

nic recipe

Veena Kalia3 years ago

yummy samosa

Manju Thapar3 years ago


Alisha dogra4 years ago

they look perfect! This dough will work with chicken filling as well?

Sukhmani Bedi4 years ago

In the market they knead the dough very stiff and knead it very well for a linger period of time. I think that is the secret :)

Kokila Rajath4 years ago


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