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How to make samosa

"To make samosa is not at all difficult as we all think.Samosas are so yummy pastry with spicy vegetable fillings.They can also be prepared as in sweet form or savory one.In South India i found samosas are even filled it with chicken or meat fillings.I request you all must try once at home and make your husband and kids happy with a biigi smile".
For the dough:
All purpose flour--------------------1/2 cup
Carom (ajwain) powder(optional)-1/2 tsp
Lukewarm water---------------------1/4 cup
Salt-------------------------------------to taste

For filling:
Potatoes peeled and chopped-----3 large
Green peas --------------------------1/2 cup
Turmeric powder-------------------1/2 tsp
Green chillies-----------------------1-2 nos
Garam Masala-----------------------1/2 tsp
Amchur(dry mango powder)------1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds-------------------------1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves--------------------1 sprig
Oil-------------------------------------as needed

  1. Use a bowl to to prepare the dough.Knead it after adding salt and ajwain powder(optional) by adding little by little water. and keep it aside by covering it with a light wet light cloth for 10 minutes.
  2. For filing: Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and onion saute it well.
  3. Later add the potatoes and green peas and saute well by adding salt,turmeric powder, garam masala, amchur powder(dry mango) and mix well.
  4. keep it in a low flame allow it to cook.Once done remove it from stove and keep it aside to cool down.
  5. To assemble the samosas..divide the dough into small circle and roll it with the rolling pin and cut the circle from middle like a half moon.
  6. for each half moon make the shape like a cone and dip your finger in water and apply on the edges and seal it.
  7. Now take the fillings and fill it and close it again by water paste.
  8. For frying: take a deep bottom vessel./pan and heat oil in it for deep frying..and when the oil is heated well..put these samosas and deep fry until golden brown.
  9. Serve it with chutney/yogurt or tomato sauce.


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    Mattra Kulche




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