SAMOSA.. INDIAN TEA SNACKS

SAMOSA.. INDIAN TEA SNACKS


SAMOSA

INGREDIENTS:

FOR DOUGH:

All Purpose flour                - 3 cups

Oil or butter                        - 5 tbsp 

Salt                                      - to taste

Water                                   - as required 

For Filling :

Onions                                 - 2 

Ginger & Garlic paste        - 1 tbsp

Potatoes                              - 4 

Green Peas                         - 1/2 cup

Carrots                               - 1/2 cup 

Chili powder                      - 1 tsp

Coriander powder             - 1 tsp

Turmeric powder              - 1 tsp

Garam masala                  - 1/2 tsp

Cumin seeds                     - 1 tbsp

Oil                                    - 3 tbsp 

Salt                                   - to taste

Coriander leaves              - 5 tbsp

Oil                                    - for deep frying


METHOD:

Take  a bowl add all purpose flour, salt and butter or oil.Mix well.

Add water little by little and knead it to dough.Dough should be little stiff.


Cover the dough with plastic foil wrap or a wet cloth and set aside for half an hour.


FOR FILLING: 

Take a frying pan and add 3 tbsp of oil.when hot

Add cumin seeds.then

Add chopped onions and saute till transparent.

Add ginger and garlic paste and saute till the raw smell fades.

Add chopped carrots and green peas.Saute well and cook for 5 minutes.

Add red chili powder,coriander powder and turmeric powder saute well till the raw smell fades.

Add boiled potato cut into cubes.Mix well. 

Add Garam masala in this stage. 

Add salt  to taste and saute well.

Add some freshly chopped coriander leaves on top and mix well.

Turn off the heat and let the filling cool down.


Divide the dough into equal sized ball.

Roll the ball using roller.

Cut the rolled chapathi into 2 equal parts with knife.

Take one part,apply few drops of water on half part of straight edge.

Join along the straight edge, by overlapping them and prepare a cone.

Hold the cone between your thumb and fingers.

Stuff the cone with the prepared filling till 3/4 of the cone .

Apply few drops of water and seal the bottom well.

Follow same procedure to prepare  rest of samosas.

Let it to rest for 10 mins.

Take deep frying pan add  oil  for deep frying when hot

Drop prepared samosas into  oil  once it gets hot and fry them on medium flame.

Keep on turning so they get cooked properly all sides.

Drain them on Kitchen tissue so the excess oil is absorbed.

Yummy Samosa are ready to serve.

Serve with red or green chutney or tomato ketchup.

Non-vegetarians can make chicken or mutton fillings as per their wish for this type of Samosas...




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