Satiate Your Hunger Pangs With Khasta Masala Samosa

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New Delhi: Samosa, a crispy and spicy deep-fried snack that has a crisp and flaky outer layer made of maida and a rich filling of mashed potato, peas, and spices is a popular street food of India. Here’s how you can prepare this delicious snack at home.

Ingredients

  • 2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon crushed ginger
  • 1 teaspoon raisins
  • 5 boiled potato
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon kasoori methi leaves
  • 1 teaspoon carom seeds
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cup refined oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon green chilli
  • 1 teaspoon cashews
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • salt as required
  • 1 teaspoon coriander leaves
  • 2 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 handful of raw peanuts

Method

Prepare potato filling

  1. Put a pan on medium flame and add 2 tsp oil to it.
  2. Once the oil is hot enough, add cumin seeds and allow them to crackle. Add spices and boiled potatoes and cook for a while
  3. Now, add whole coriander seeds, ginger, and green chilli.
  4. Saute for a minute and then add chopped cashews and raisins, peanuts if you like them, boiled and mashed potatoes, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, red chilli powder, salt to taste, kasoori methi leaves, coriander leaves.
  5. Mix well and saute for 2 minutes. Your stuffing is ready!

Prepare the dough for the Samosa

  1. Take a mixing bowl and combine all-purpose flour along with carom seeds and salt.
  2. Mix and then add ghee and start kneading by adding a little water at a time.
  3. Ensure that you add water gradually and make a firm dough.
  4. A soft dough will not make your samosas crispy.
  5. Cover the dough with a damp muslin cloth and keep aside for about half an hour.
  6. Roll the dough in small puris and cut it into half.
  7. Once done, roll out a few small-sized balls from the dough.
  8. Flatten them further with the help of your palms and then with a rolling pin.
  9. Give them a round shape and cut them in half.
  10. Now dip your hands in water, fold the edges of the semi-circle in order to give it a cone shape.
  11. Fill the semi-circle with potato filling and deep fry
  12. Take the filling with the help of a spoon and stuff it in the cone. Seal the ends properly by pressing the edges lightly with your fingers.
  13. Then, heat oil in a pan and deep fry the samosas on low heat until they turn golden brown and crispy.
  14. Serve with tomato ketchup and green chutney.
  15. Enjoy it as a tea-time snack!

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