Samosa


Samosa

Disclaimer : 1.  This is not any mysore food. Viewers & Readers this is a evening snack recipe from rest of India.
 
 
Samosa
 
Ingredients List: makes 25 samosas
 
For Samosa Skin
Plain Flour (Maida) - 200g
Oil - 100ml
Salt to taste
Carom Seeds (Ajwain) - 1/2 tsp
Water as needed
 
For Samosa Filling
Potato - 5 medium sized
Peas - a handful
Onions- 2 (chopped into fine pieces)
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric - a big pinch
Red Chilli Powder - 1 tbsp
Coriander Powder - 1tbsp
Jeera Powder - 3/4 tbsp
Garam Masala Powder -1tsp
Oil for Tempering
 
Oil for Deepfrying.
 
Samosa Skin :
1. Add oil, carom seeds & salt to plain flour and rub well.
2. Add little water at a time and make a stiff dough. Rest it for 15 min in refrigerator. It looks something like this:
 
 
3. Pinch a lemon sized portion from the dough and work it on a smooth surface. Using a rolling pin roll the dough into oval shape
 

Cut in the middle. You get two halves which can make 2 samosas. Folding explained in this picture:

After folding is done, folded samosas line up to be fried ..

Samosa Filling :

1. Cook potatoes, peel and mash it well.
2. If using frozen peas, defrost and keep them in warm water for 5 mins.
3. Heat 2 tbsp of oil, add jeera. When jeera turns brown, add onions and fry till they are soft.
4. Reduce heat and add turmeric, coriander powder, jeera powder, garam masala,
sprinkle 1 tbsp of water and mix well. Adding water prevents these masalas from getting burnt.
5. Add in salt and mix well. Now goes potatoes and peas. Mix spices and potatoes well.
6. Switch off the stove and taste the potatoes. Adjust salt n chilli if required.

Frying :
1. Spoon the filling inside the samosa skin and deep fry them in oil till they are light brown.
2. Drain them on a tissue paper. Fry all samosas.
3. Re-fry samosas till they are golden brown like this


Drain them at this stage  and  refry after few minutes to get crispy skin..




They are ready to eat with your favorite accompaniment.


Enjoyyy!!!!

Lakshmi

8 comments:

Priya said...

Omg, cant stop drooling here, prefect for Paris chilled weather, super prefect crispy samosas.

Reva said...

Perfect for this cold season... loved it..:)
Reva

jeyashrisuresh said...

Super tempting samosa, perfect for thisweather. Came out well

Vanamala Hebbar said...

lovely samosa lakshmi...illi snow ivathu..thanks for remind me..ivathu samosa madthni will try yours...

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Tempting yummy snack...Love this..

Sushma Madhuchandra said...

tumba chennagi kantha ide LG! nange bekittu.

Lubna Karim said...

Look super perfect and yum....That filling sounds droolicious....

Nagashree said...

I am drooling over this pictures. Such crispy and perfect looking samosas, well done Lakshmi.