Indian Samosa

By on September 17, 2011

 

Ingredients

1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 potatoes (large, boiled)
1 onion, chopped
2 green chilies, crushed
3 tablespoons oil
1/2 teaspoon ginger, crushed
1/2 teaspoon garlic, crushed
coriander seeds
1 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
1/2 lemon, juice of
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
salt

Method

1. Mix together the flour, oil and salt.
2. Add little water till it becomes crumbly.
3. Keep adding water, kneading the mixture till it becomes a soft pliable dough.
4. Cover with a moist cloth for 20 minutes.
5. Beat dough on work surface and knead again.
6. Re-cover.
7. Filling preparation….
8. Heat 3 tbsp oil.
9. Add ginger, garlic, green chillies and few coriander seeds.
10. Stir fry for a minute, add onions and saute till light brown.
11. Add cilantro (fresh coriander), lemon, turmeric, red chili, salt and garam masala (all-spice).
12. Stir fry for 2 minutes.
13. Add potatoes.
14. Stir for 2 more minutes.
15. Cool.
16. Keep aside.
17. Divide dough into 10 equal size pieces.
18. Use the rolling pin to roll a piece into a 5″ oval.
19. Cut into 2 halves.
20. Run a moist finger along the diameter.
21. Join and press together to make a cone.
22. Place a tbsp.
23. of the filling in a cone.
24. Seal the third side using finger.
25. Deep fry the samosas now of low-medium heat till light brown.
26. Serve with tomato sauce or any chutney you love.