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Nida Saleem
20 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
8 People
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A crispy and spicy Indian snack that is served with chutney.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Punjabi
  • Frying
  • Snacks

Ingredients Serving: 8

  1. 4 cups maida
  2. 4 tbsp oil
  3. 1 tsp salt
  4. A pinch of ajwain
  5. 4-6 boiled potatoes
  6. 3 green chillies chopped
  7. 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
  8. 1 tsp red chilli powder
  9. 1 tsp chaat masala
  10. 1 tsp amchur powder (optional)
  11. 1 tsp jeera powder
  12. 1 tsp dhania powder
  13. Salt to taste
  14. 1 tsp whole saunf
  15. 1 tsp whole coriander
  16. Oil 3 tsp
  17. Oil to fry


  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.

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Manju suthar
Manju suthar   Sep-03-2016

wow very yummy :yum:

Sukhmani Bedi
Sukhmani Bedi   Apr-06-2016

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