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Amazing Samosas

Amazing Samosas

For making delicious samosas, the following things are required

For the crust:

  • 1 cup all purpose flour( Maida precisely)
  • Water to Knead dough
  • 2 tablespoons of oil(refined oil preferred)
  • Salt ( as per the taste)
  • 1/4th teaspoon Ajwain( also known as Bishop’s weeds)

For the stuffing:

  • 4 mashed boiled potatoes
  • Boiled green peas
  • 1-2 finely chopped green chilies
  • ½ tsp crushed ginger
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander leaves
  • ½ teaspoon Garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon red chili powder

Preparing the Samosa:

To prepare the crust,

  • Knead the dough using water and oil mixing all other mentioned ingredients
  • Covering it with a moist muslin cloth will keep it soft and moist.
  • Keep it aside for 15 to 20 minutes.

To prepare the stuffing:

  • Blend all the ingredients well including the mashed potato. For better taste, often the mixed content is fried lightly in small amount of oil.

To prepare the final Samosa:

  • One can give any shape to the dough and stuff but the most common shape is small cones.
  • Fill the stuffing into them and pack them from the wide end of the cone.
  • To ensure that they are sealed use a few drops of water. One can also prepare a temporary sealing paste using flour and water.
  • Heat oil in a frying pan.
  • Deep fry the samosas till golden brown.
  • Serve hot with ketchup or tamarind chutney.
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