Samosa | How to make Samosa

By Ritu Sharma  |  24th Jul 2015  |  
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About Samosa Recipe

A popular Indian snack, fried pastry with a filling of spiced potatoes. Enjoy with tamarind chutney or sweet and spicy chutney


Ingredients to make Samosa

  • 1 cup flour (Maida)
  • 1/2 cup peas boiled
  • 3-4 potatoes boiled and mashed
  • 1-2 Green Chilies chopped
  • 1/2tsp ginger chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1/2 Red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Dry mango powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • water as required
  • salt to taste
  • oil

How to make Samosa

  1. In a bowl, mix maida, salt, ajwain, and 1 tbsp oil. Add water and knead it into a dough.
  2. Keep the dough aside covered with a moist cloth for 15 mins.
  3. In a pan, heat oil , add cumin seeds, ginger and all the spices. Cook for a few seconds.
  4. Add mashed potatoes and peas and cook for another 5 mins.
  5. Remove the mixture from heat and allow it to cool down.
  6. Make small spheres from dough. Roll them into small circles.
  7. Cut the circles into two semi circles. Brush water on the edges of semi circle.
  8. Join the edges to make a hollow cone.
  9. Stuff the mixture in the cone and seal it.Shape and fill all the samosas this way.
  10. Heat oil in the frying pan, and fry the samosas till golden brown.
  11. Serve hot with chutney.

Reviews for Samosa (9)

Rhea Silvia2 years ago


Rajbala Jain2 years ago

Yummy yummy

Bhrat chauhan2 years ago


nipun jain2 years ago

it is good

Bindiya Sharma3 years ago

Yes Nupur, you can brush with oil and bake it.

Naseem Morbiwala3 years ago

Same problem with me also it becomes sift after aa hour

nupur khaitan3 years ago

instead of frying can we bake it?

Pooja Jena4 years ago

For crispness u need to rub maida after putting oil to bring crumble like texture. You can try this with puri also u will see it remain crisp.
Deepa Gautam
2 years ago
after means fry krne se pehle , plz tell , mere samose bus crispy ni bnte , sim flame pr rkhu tbhi bnte h shall i try this .. plz tell . maida rub krk rkh lo fir ek k bad fry kro . is ut ryt way. plz ell

Parvathi Dhavala4 years ago

I'd like to ask why is that the samosas available in the market are always crispy and mine goes soggy after 1/2 hour?

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