Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Gobi Samosas

Ingredients for Dough:
  • 1 cup All purpose flour (maida)
  • 1/4 cup Semolina
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Oil

Ingredients for Filling:
  • 2 cups Cauliflower (gobi) grated
  • 1/2 cup boiled mashed Potatoes
  • 1/2" piece Ginger grated
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp Cashew nuts
  • 2 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

  1. In a bowl add all purpose flour, semolina  and salt. Mix well.
  2. Now add water little by little to make a firm dough.
  3. Add oil and knead the dough well and close the lid and allow to rest for 15 mins.
  4. Heat a pan add oil, when hot add ginger, red chili powder, cumin powder and cashew nuts.
  5. Add boiled potatoes, grated cauliflower, green chillies and salt. Mix well
  6. Close the lid and reduce the flame and cook till the cauliflower is cooked.
  7. Remove and transfer to a bowl.
  8. Now take the dough and knead well, make lemon sized balls and roll in to a thin disc shape.
  9. Cut each circle into half.
  10. Apply some water on the straight edges and form a cone, sealing the edges.
  11. Fill two-thirds of the cone with the filling and close all the joints by brushing little water.
  12. Heat a kadai or wok, pour oil for deep frying. Fry all the samosas in batches in a medium flame.
  13. Remove and serve with mint chutney.

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