Samosa- An all time favourite snack


For the dough-

1 cup Maida
Salt to taste
3 tsp oil
1/2 tsp thymol seeds

For the filling-

4 big boiled potatoes
1/2 cup boiled peas
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp chat masala powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds powder
1/2 tsp coriander seeds powder
Salt to taste
Few cashews
1/4 tsp lime juice
Finely chopped coriander leaves
1/2 tsp ginger paste
1/2 tsp cumin seeds

Add salt, thymol seeds and oil to the maida and mix well. Add very little water to get a stiff dough and keep it covered for 15 to 20 minutes.

Heat oil, add cumin seeds, dry masala powders, cashews, ginger paste, salt, potatoes and peas. Mix well and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add finely chopped coriander leaves and lime juice.

Roll out the dough into medium sized chapatis and cut it into half. Apply little water on the sides and fold it into cone shape. Fill in the potato peas mixture and close the other ends as well. Ensure that it is closed well on all sides, else the filling will come out. Repeat for the rest of the dough.

Heat oil on a low flame and fry these samosas. When cooked on a low flame, the samosa get cooked well and also crispy.

Serve with green chutney or sweet chutney or tomato sauce.

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Raks said...

I am asking my hubby to buy me samosa from shop for past 2 weeks!! Thats very nice to make it @ home!!

Dhivya said...

perfect snack!yummy

Cham said...

Looks so good, perfect tea time snack :)

Kalai said...

My husband would love these!! :) Nice one.

Laavanya said...

EC you always have terribly tempting stuff on your blog! Those look so cute and i want samasos now... :)

Vanamala Hebbar said...

really tasty snack..thanks for reminding me ... will do that sometime this weekend.

Uma said...

mouth-watering samosas. lovely.

Deepa Kuber said...

yum i love samosas, reminds me of my school days where i used to eat them very often

Rajesh &Shankari said...

wow! It looks just like the store biught ones

Prema Sundar said...

Iam planning to make samosa for the past one month ... but somehow could not do it. . They sure are all time fav snack and ur recipe will be of use when i make it(??) soon. thanks

Unknown said...

i too prepare it at home..My fav snack..yummy

Meera said...

Your samosas look perfect.

sandhya said...

looks perfect....

Namratha said...

Yuumy, a fav snack E:) you are always making my fav stuff :D

EC said...

@ Raks Kitchen...Thanks for commenting, I too have been having samosa from shops. I made it for the first time and it tasted try it out.

@ Dhivya, Cham, Kalai, Uma, Anjali, Shankari, Dhivya, Meera, Sandhya, Namratha ....Thanks a lot

@ Laavanya...Thanks a lot, You surely can have them dear

@ Vanamala, Prema Sundar..Thanks, do try it out

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