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Anita Chaurasia
15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Samosas are a favourite of everyone in North. I love samosas any time at the same time I love making samosas.

Recipe Tags

  • Medium
  • UP
  • Snacks
  • Everyday
  • Veg

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. For the filling -
  2. potatoes - 2 medium sized cut into small pieces
  3. oil 2 tbsp + for frying
  4. dhania powder - 2 tsp
  5. jeera -1 tsp
  6. hing a generous pinch
  7. Sabut dhania 1/2 a teaspoon
  8. Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  9. Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  10. Mango powder 1/2 a teaspoon
  11. ginger grated 1tsp
  12. Green chillies finely chopped 1
  13. Green coriander finally chopped 1tbsp
  14. salt to taste
  15. For the pastry dough
  16. maida - 1 cup
  17. ghee - 2 tbsp
  18. Ajwain 1/2 a teaspoon
  19. salt a pinch


  1. To prepare the dough mix ghee in maida, rub it with your finger tips until it becomes like bread crumbs.
  2. Add salt and ajwain to the maida, pour little water a little water and knead the dough.
  3. To prepare the filling heat oil in a wok or pan.
  4. Put jeera , heeng sabut dhania, let it splutter. Add potato pieces, salt and cover to cook.
  5. When potatoes are cooked add dhania powder,red chilli powder, and mango powder garam masala and saute for 3,4 minutes. Add grated ginger, green chilli and chopped dhania and mix well. Put off the gas.
  6. Take a little dough(little bigger than a lemon size)
  7. Roll it in oval shaped roti.
  8. Cut it from centre horizontally.
  9. Take a piece apply a little water on the edges and make a cone.
  10. Fill a spoon full of filling and seal the edges.
  11. Repeat till you use all the ingredients.
  12. Heat oil in a kadhai /wok fry the samosas on medium heat in batches till golden brown.
  13. Take out on an absorbent paper.
  14. Serve hot with green chutney.

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Madhuchanda Sharma
Madhuchanda Sharma   Dec-06-2016

my favourite!

Reena Andavarapu
Reena Andavarapu   Dec-06-2016

They look soo damn cute.... I really want to make it this cute..:ok_hand:...... My kids love homemade samosas

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