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Wednesday, December 12, 2012,10:43 PM by
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VEGETABLE SAMOSAS

Serves :
6

Preparation Time :
15 minutes

Cooking Time :
15 minutes

Preparation Method :

  • The Filling: Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, when it starts to pop, add the onion and fry until golden.
  • Add the chillies, turmeric, ginger and fry for about a minute or two. Adjust seasoning with salt.
  • If the mixture sticks to the pan, add little water and stir. Add the peas, stir and cook for about 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes with fresh coriander, stir and cook for a minute. Stir in the lemon juice and leave to cool slightly.
  • Rub the ghee or butter in a bowl with the sifted flour and salt until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  • Add the water and knead to a smooth dough. Cover and chill for about 20-30 minutes.
  • Divide the dough into 10-12 pieces. Dust with flour and roll each piece into a thin circle, then cut each circle in half. Fold each semi-circle into a cone.
  • Fill the cones with a spoonful of the filling. Brush the seam with water to seal. Dampen the top edge and seal firmly.
  • Heat the oil for deep-frying pan. Deep- fry the samosas until crisp and golden. Serve hot with sauce.

INGREDIENTS

Pastry

  • 150 grams plain flour, sifted
  • 2 tablespoon ghee or butter
  • 50 ml water
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Filling

  • 150 grams frozen peas
  • 150 grams cooked potatoes, diced
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 green chillies, finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh root ginger
  • 2 teaspoon chopped fresh coriander
  • 3 teaspoon IDHYAM MANTRA peanut oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 3 teaspoon lemon juice
  • IDHYAM MANTRA peanut oil, for deep-frying
  • Salt, to taste

12 comments for “Vegetable Samosas”

  • varnika
    Posted Thursday, August 08, 2013 at 4:52:41 AM

    nice..

  • aarti
    Posted Tuesday, September 03, 2013 at 9:40:45 AM

    yummmmmmmm.......

  • Kavita Hydrabadi
    Posted Tuesday, September 03, 2013 at 11:31:52 PM

    very tasty receipe

  • Gigi densil
    Posted Wednesday, September 04, 2013 at 1:47:24 AM

    Nice

  • preet kaur
    Posted Wednesday, September 04, 2013 at 2:29:09 AM

    hmmm i like indian and punjabi vegetable recipes

  • sethuja bharathi
    Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 3:52:13 PM

    good one ... !! also post some snacks items that we can easily prepare using potatoes.

  • eashu
    Posted Friday, July 04, 2014 at 1:09:38 PM

    great

  • Ami Agarwal
    Posted Monday, August 25, 2014 at 6:10:39 PM

    wow! will surely try! and where do you get Idhyam sesame oil? I live in Andheri West mumbai....

  • hyoukmoon kweon
    Posted Monday, January 12, 2015 at 10:46:25 AM

    정말 맛있어보입니다.

  • Dragana
    Posted Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 1:26:18 PM

    That's simply perfect recipe! I like this so much because I am a vegetarian and this is exactly I am looking for. Thank you :) Kind regards from Dragana from http://www.abouthealthyfood.net/

  • maria
    Posted Friday, February 27, 2015 at 8:13:24 PM

    excelente receta.

  • paula newman
    Posted Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 11:06:33 PM

    I was at india program at my library and i enjoy every moment i was there.I had fun with nancy and her family doing the program.

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