Special Mini Samosa Recipe

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Samosa is a popular Indian snacks recipe. Traditionally Samosas are fried triangular shaped Indian puff pastry which is stuffed with potatoes and peas. Samosa is basically a tea time snack, but once you learn how to make Indian samosa, you can enjoy it at any time. Samosas are very popular street food, which is available with a number of variations in every part of India. In Veg samosas the filling is made of potatoes, peas and pomegranate seeds with a tangy, spicy flavor, whereas in non-veg samosas filling can be made of cooked shrimps or keema. Samosas are served piping hot, with sweet and sour chutney.

Here is popular Indian snacks recipe especially for parties. I have made this potatoes and Peas samosa recipe, which I call mini samosas, because of its shape. This bite size snack will bring add a little bit spice to your party.  Here I’ll tell you how to make Indian samosa, with detailed recipe and images.

Let us have a look at detailed Indian Samosa recipe:

Ingredients to make Samosa:

For the pastry:

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ingredients for pastry

All purpose flour: 4 cups.
Semolina: 1 cup.
Oil: 4 tablespoons+ for deep frying.
Carom seeds: 1 teaspoon.
Salt: to taste.
Warm water: to knead the dough.

For the filling:

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ingredients to make filling of samosa

Boiled potatoes: 4
Boiled peas: ½ cup.
Pomegranate seeds: 2 tablespoons.
Chopped green chili: 1.
Ginger Paste: ½ teaspoon.
Salt: to taste.
Garam masala: ½ teaspoon.
Dry mango powder: ½ teaspoon.
Red chili powder: ½ teaspoon.
Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon.
Cumin seeds: 1 teaspoon.
Coriander: a few leaves(chopped).

Method to make Samosa:

For pastry:

1. In a large bowl take all purpose flour, semolina, salt and carom seeds.
2. Now add oil and mix well so that he flour looks like sand.

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add oil and mix in the flour

3. Now add warm water and knead tight dough.
4. Cover the dough with a cloth and keep aside till you do other preparations.

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knead the dough

For filling:

1. In a bowl mesh the potatoes and add all the ingredients of the filling and mix well.

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filling for mini samosa

2. Potatoes need not to be perfectly meshed.

Make Samosa:

1. Make a small ball out of the pastry dough.
2. Flat the ball with the help of a rolling pin and make thin sheet.
3. Apply some water at the ends. It will act as glue.

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apply water of the pastry sheet

4.Poke a fork in the sheet.

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poke fork on the sheet

5. Cut the sheet into half.

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cut the sheet into half

6. Put some filling on it and fold as directed in the images.

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put some filling on the sheet

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fold the sheet

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fold the other side of the sheet

7. Press the ends softly so that the filling does not come out while frying.
8. Make all mini samosas.
9. Now heat oil for frying.
10. Deep fry samosas, till they become light golden in color.
11. Drain excess oil by putting the samosas on tissue paper.
12. Serve piping hot with mint coriander chutney or any other chutney.

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serve hot mini samosa with mint coriander chutney

 

Expert’s Tip(s) to make mini samosas:

1. Add oil and mix well in the flour before adding water; this will help in making the samosas crispy.
2. You can always use readymade pastry sheets, which are available in the market to make samosas faster.
3. Do not fry too many samosas at once.

2 comments to Special Mini Samosa Recipe

  • James  says:

    Simple and it looks delicious. This looks awesome! Thanks for tips.

    James Watkinson.

    • Aakanksha Soni  says:

      you are welcome James. Keep visiting Flavours’ Blend for more delicious recipe ideas.

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