Samosa | How to make Samosa

By Sushreeta Supkar  |  16th Mar 2016  |  
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About Samosa Recipe

An all time snack of India.

Samosa is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Samosa by Sushreeta Supkar has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 15 people. You can find Samosa at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Samosa takes 45 minutes for the preparation and 15 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Samosa is a good option for you. The flavour of Samosa is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Samosa on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Samosa recipe on the page below.


Ingredients to make Samosa

  • maida - 2 cups
  • oil - 2 tablespoon + oil for deep frying samosas
  • Boiled potatoes - 2 large
  • Par boiled green peas - 1/2 cup
  • Carom seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • salt as per taste
  • chilli powder 1 tsp
  • turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp
  • Amchoor powder 1 tsp
  • coriander Powder 1 tsp
  • cumin powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala 1/2 tsp
  • coriander leaves a few
  • Chaat masala 1 tsp
  • Whole cumin seeds 1 1/2 tsp
  • water to knead the dough

How to make Samosa

  1. Take maida, 2 tablespoon oil, carom seeds and little salt. Rub the maida with the oil till you get bread crumb like texture.
  2. Now add very little water to make a stiff dough.
  3. Cover and rest the dough for half an hour.
  4. Now take the boiled potatoes and mash them roughly with hands.
  5. In a pan heat around 3-4 tablespoon oil and add the whole cumin seeds.
  6. Then add the mashed potatoes, par boiled green peas, salt, turmeric, coriander powder, cumin powder, chilli powder, amchoor powder and garam masala powder. Saute for a while till all the masalas get mixed into the mashed potato.
  7. Now add the chaat masala and mix well.
  8. Knead the samosa dough once again.
  9. Make big lemon size balls and roll out the dough in oval shape. (Note: Do not make it very thin)
  10. Cut the oval shaped dough into half.
  11. Make one samosa out of each half.
  12. Apply oil on the sides of each half dough.
  13. Hold it like a cone in your hand.
  14. Put two spoons of the samosa filling and press little with the back of spoon.
  15. Seal the open side by pressing the dough to give it a samosa shape.
  16. Prepare all samosas in this way.
  17. Now fry samosas on low heat. (Note: the oil should not be very hot while frying the samosas)
  18. It will take around 15 minutes for one batch of samosas to be fried.
  19. Serve samosas hot with any sauce or chutney.

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