Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Potato Samosa


For the Samosa Pastry:-
All purpose flour (maida) – 1 cup
Rice flour/Corn starch – 2 Tbsp
Oil – 2 tsp plus 1 tsp
Water – about 1/3 cup
Whole wheat flour (atta) – 1/2 cup
Rawa (Sooji)- 1 tsp
Salt – 1/4 tsp

For The Filling:-
Potato - 2
Onion sliced - 1
Tomato - 1
Green chilli - 3 nos
Curry leaves - a few
Peas - 1/2 cup
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Ginger chopped - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp


For the Samosa Pastry:-
  1. Mix the all purpose flour, Rice flour, Wheat flour, Rawa, oil and salt and make a dough by adding enough warm water.
  2. Knead the dough well and keep for ½ an hour.

For the Filling:-
  1. Heat oil in a pan.
  2. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, green chilli and ginger and fry for a minute.
  3. Then add the onion and tomato . saute for about 10 seconds.
  4.  Add green peas , chopped potatoes and mix nicely . Cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  5.  Then once the potatoes are boiled and mash the potatoes well.
  6. Add Turmeric powder and chilli powder. Mix nicely. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
  7.  Once done keep this aside for the filling.
To make Samosas:-

Take a lemon size dough and roll it in a rectangle shape.
Using the Knife, Cut the dough into a long rectangle strips.

Place about 1 tablespoon of the filling at the end of each strip.
Fold like a triangle. 

Brush a small amount of dough paste onto the last fold and press together to close the samosa.
Heat the oil in a deep frying pan on a medium heat. 
Once the oil is hot ,fry each the samosas  until golden brown.
Cook on both sides.
Serve hot with Tomato ketchup or any chutney.

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