Traditional Indian Recipes

SAMOSA

Samosa is a popular tea time snack ofNorth India . It comes in several varieties of fillings- sweet and chatpati. This is made and sold in Chaat bandi’s all acrossIndia, near the shopping complexes, streets.

Ingredients:

1 Cup all purpose flour
2 tsp Butter
1/2 Cup chopped onions
1 Cup boiled, peeled and chopped potatoes
1/2 Cup peas
1 Green chilli
1/2 tsp Ginger (crushed)
1/4 Cup chopped cilantro leaves
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
1/4 tsp Baking soda
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying

Procedure of Samosa :

  • Boil, peel and chop the potatoes.
  • Make a liquid of ½ cup water and all purpose flour in a bowl.
  • Take two tablespoons of oil in a pan and heat it.
  • Add onions and chopped green chilli to it.
  • Add peas to it after frying for two minutes.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes and add crushed ginger paste, salt, red chilli powder and chopped potatoes at last.
  • Mix above ingredients well after turning off the heat.
  • Mix up all purpose flour, salt, baking soda and butter and make strong dough.
  • Make small balls of the dough and roll into thin circles of 5-6 inches.
  • Cut into half with the help of knife.
  • Smear liquid of all purpose flour and water on the sides and shape into cones.
  • Fill the cooked potato mix in the cones and close the sides.
  • Now heat the oil in a frying pan and when it is hot enough, put the samosas in it.
  • Fry them on medium heat till they turn golden brown.
  • Samosas are ready.
  • Serve them with chutney or tomato sauce

 

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