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Samosas are great snacks liked by everyone. They are quite cheap to make at home. You can put any fillings as you like. I have made the vegetarian version today but you can also mix mince with potatoes.

Delicious Homemade Samosas

Ingredients for dough:
  • 1 and 1/2 cup flour
  • 3-4 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 1 tsp salt 
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Water to need the dough
Ingredients for samosa filling:
  • 3 potatos, boiled, peeled and lightly mashed
  • 1/2 cup boiled chickpeas or boiled green peas
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • Small piece of ginger, crushed
  • 1 chilli, finely chopped
  • Coriander, chopped
  • Few peanuts
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp oil
Also need oil for deep frying.

Preparation:
  • Mix salt, carom seeds, baking powder and flour together. Add oil and make crumble. 
Delicious Homemade Samosas
  • Add water gradually to form a smooth dough. Keep it aside.
Delicious Homemade Samosas
  • For preparing the samosa filling, heat oil in a pan. Fry cumin seeds, onion, garlic and ginger until brown. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Let it cool.
Delicious Homemade Samosas
  • Take a small piece of the dough. Roll it on your palm to form a ball.
  • Flatten the dough with a rolling pin to form an oval shape. Cut the flattened dough in half. 
Delicious Homemade Samosas
  • Apply some water on 2 corners and bring the corners together. Stick along the edges to form a cone.
Delicious Homemade Samosas
  • Put a tablespoon of filling into the cone and seal the remaining edges.
Delicious Homemade Samosas

  • Heat oil for deep frying in medium high. Fry the samosas until they are golden brown.
Delicious Homemade Samosas
  • Serve with any sauce of your choice.


21 comments:

    Veronica's Kitchen said...
    These samosas look crispy and delicious. I always want to try making them, thanks for your step-by step recipes. :)
  1. ... on January 22, 2012 at 8:58 AM  
  2. Angela said...
    Yum! One of my favorite foods!
  3. ... on January 22, 2012 at 9:44 AM  
  4. divya said...
    absolutely fantastic & mouth-watery..;)
  5. ... on January 22, 2012 at 2:50 PM  
  6. Anonymous said...
    These look delicious and I'm SO impressed that you made your own dough!
  7. ... on January 22, 2012 at 4:08 PM  
  8. Aarthi said...
    Awesome Recipe

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/
  9. ... on January 23, 2012 at 2:49 AM  
  10. Unknown said...
    One word - YUM!!!!!Love the stuffing too :)
  11. ... on January 23, 2012 at 1:00 PM  
  12. Fahad Khan said...
    I cannot tell you how much I love Samosas,they are my favorites since I was in school!The idea of adding chick peas to the potato filling is intriguing.I hope you had fun making them..and then eating them!Hehe :-)
    Wishing you a very Happy Chinese New Year!:-)
  13. ... on January 24, 2012 at 3:09 AM  
  14. Magic of Spice said...
    Your samosas look perfect! I am in love with this flavorful filling, a perfect treat :)
  15. ... on January 24, 2012 at 3:02 PM  
  16. Dita said...
    This Samosa vegetarian version looks yummy. I should make this at home!
  17. ... on January 24, 2012 at 3:41 PM  
  18. cookingvarieties said...
    hi spoon and chopsticks.. your samosa looks great and appetizing. would like to try your recipe also. have a nice day and thanks for your visit.
  19. ... on January 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM  
  20. Shoutforfood said...
    yummy! i love cripsy samosa!
  21. ... on January 25, 2012 at 11:30 PM  
  22. Sarah @ Homestyle Cooking Around The World said...
    These look wonderful- I LOVE samosas and tried making them once with just ok results. Will have to try yours soon!
  23. ... on January 26, 2012 at 10:13 AM  
  24. Jayanthy Kumaran said...
    wow..bookmarking right away..thanks for the inspiring cliks & presentation..
    btw..is it wheat flour or APF ?
    Tasty Appetite
  25. ... on January 27, 2012 at 3:44 PM  
  26. Only Fish Recipes said...
    delicious droolworthy samosas ....loved it absolutely !
  27. ... on February 1, 2012 at 3:40 PM  
  28. easyfoodsmith said...
    Oh Yum!!!!! I am suddenly craving for a hot samosa! Delicious post.
  29. ... on February 11, 2012 at 12:12 AM  
  30. Anonymous said...
    Terrific looking samosas, great flavor profile with the spices!
  31. ... on February 15, 2012 at 3:29 AM  
  32. Mari Nuñez said...
    These are delicious, I make them with green peas too! Love your technique of folding them.

    Have a great day!
  33. ... on February 15, 2012 at 4:18 AM  
  34. Spoon and Chopsticks said...
    Thanks everyone for your comments.

    @Jay, I used all purpose flour.
  35. ... on February 18, 2012 at 6:55 PM  
  36. Unknown said...
    love the stuffing with the beans!!! have turned out great - this i one dish I have not tried making at home yet - maybe because they are not a big fav with me - but changing the stuffing make a big diff to the dish!
  37. ... on February 21, 2012 at 12:52 AM  
  38. Andrea said...
    These looks so delish. I LOVE a good samosa. I would love to know how to make the green sauce you dip them in. Do you have one?
  39. ... on February 29, 2012 at 5:38 AM  
  40. Supriya's Rasoi said...
    Hi dear I am your new follower. The samosas look delicious. Do visit my space.
  41. ... on May 20, 2012 at 7:13 PM  
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