Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Aloo Samosa

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

Ingredients for Filling:
  • 2 Boiled potatoes
  • 1/4 cup Frozen/fresh peas
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili powder
  • 2 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves chopped
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste

  1. In a bowl add all purpose flour, semolina, ajwain 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 cumin seeds.
  5.  Remove the pan from heat.
  6. Add chili powder and stir it.
  7. Now add peas, green chillies and place on the hot stove top.
  8. Fry them until the peas is cooked.
  9. Now add potatoes which are slightly mashed (crumbled), cumin powder, coriander leaves and salt.
  10. Mix well and transfer to a bowl.
  11. Allow it to cool.
  12. Now take the dough and knead well, make lemon sized balls and roll in to a thin disc shape.
  13. Cut each circle into half.
  14. Apply some water on the straight edges and form a cone, sealing the edges.
  15. Fill two-thirds of the cone with the filling and close all the joints by brushing little water.
  16. Heat a kadai or wok, pour oil for deep frying.
  17. Fry all the samosas in batches in a medium flame until they are crispy.
  18. Remove and serve with green chutney and ketchup.

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