30 October, 2014
This is a very common street food in India which is popular all over the
world.It can be served hot with tea ,coffee or cold drink and friends I
can’t explain how it tastes :)You have to try it in your kitchen and
taste it.I was in hurry and could not take the pictures of all the
steps.I will try and update the recipe later.The filling can be replaced
with a filling of your choice like corn,cheese,mushroom etc.
1.All purpose flour (500 gms)
2.vegetable oil(3/4th cup)
5.Nigel seeds or onion seeds(1/2 tsp)
6.cumin powder(1/2 tsp)
7.Green Chillies(as per taste)
8.Turmeric powder(1/2 tsp)
9.Salt(as per taste)
10.oil(2 cups) for frying
1.Making the filling
i)First peel the potatoes and wash the vegetables in water.
ii)chop the potatoes and cauliflower into small pieces.
iii)In the wok add a tbsp of oil and add Nigel seeds.
iv)Add the vegetables and saute it.
v) Add the turmeric powder,cumin powder and salt and stir.
vi)Add salt and little water and cover cook till the vegetables are and the mixture is dry and is ready to leave the sides of the pan.
vii)add green chillies and cook for some times.
viii)take out the mixture and let it cool.
2.Making the dough and samosa
1.Add 3/4th cup of oil and salt to the dough and knead it to make a tight,firm but soft dough.
2.flatten the dough to form a big roti or round tortilla.
3.Cut it with a knife to form a semi circle.
4.keep little vegetable mixture on this semi circle and wrap it to form a triangle.
5.close the open ends of the triangle by pressing with fingers.
6.There should not be any leakage.
7.Add oil to the wok for deep frying.
8.Don’t heat the oil.
9.Add the prepared samosas into cold oil keeping over low flame and let it cook slowly.
10.It will take 5 to 7 minutes to get light brown.
11.Take it out and serve hot with hot or cold beverages.