Punjabi Samosa Recipe
The most favourite tea time snack across the country, Samosas are Indian snacks with delicious pockets of dough stuffed with a potato mixture and spices, deep fried. You cannot have a better snack option at home when unexpected guests arrive! This is easy and fuss-free, you can simply dish up some hot and piping samosas along with a cup of hot tea. An all time favorite tea time snack, samosa can also be prepared for a snack party with friends and family during special occasions or festival season.
- 500 Gram Potatoes peeled and chopped, boiled
- For the dough:
- 500 gram Maida refined flour
- 1/2 cup Ghee or oil
- 5 gram Ajwain
- For deep frying Oil
- For tempering:
- 1/2 cup Ghee
- 1 tsp Cumin seeds
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
- 1/4 tsp Red chilli powder
- 2-3 Green chillies
- 2 tsp Ginger
- 1 Lime
- 1 tbsp Coriander leaves
- 1/3 cup Green peas
- 2 tsp Chaat masala powder
- 1 tsp Fennel seeds
- 1/2 tsp Garam masala
- 2 tbsp Cashew nuts chopped
- Chop the green chillies ginger and the coriander leaves.
- Mix all the ingredients for the dough except water and rub thoroughly.
- Sprinkle water and make a hard dough. Set aside for about 10 minutes.
- Divide the dough into round portions as per the size of the samosas required.
- Heat the ghee and add cumin, when crackling add ginger and saute.
- Add the rest of the ingredients excluding the final four and sauté for five minutes.
- Mix in the rest of the ingredients, including the potatoes and mix well.
- Roll each portion of dough into a thin oval shape cut into 2 semi-circles.
- Take a semi-circle. Apply water on the straight edge of the semi-circle. Hold the semi-circle in your hand, fold the straight edge, bringing together the watered edges, seal the watered edges into a triangular pocket.
- Stuff the potato mixture and then seal the upper edges.
- Repeat with the rest.
- Deep fry in oil till golden brown and serve.