SAMOSAS.....Oh Yeah!

To make the Dough:
  • 1½ Cup Plain flour or Maida
  • 2 tsp.Carom seeds or Ajwain 
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp. Hot ghee or melted butter
  • Water to knead
To make the Stuffing:

  • 3 medium sized boiled potatoes
  • ½ Cup Boiled green peas (optional) 
  • ½ tsp. Red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp. Garam Masala powder
  • 1tsp Coriander powder
  • 1tsp. Chat masala
  • 1 tsp.Cumin seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil to fry and a few tsp. for making the mixture (You can also bake these at 150 degree C for 10 -15 mins or until golden brown) 
  • First mix all the ingredients for the dough in a large bowl. 
  • Knead by adding some water to form a hard dough.Keep it aside. 
  • Next to make the filling or stuffing. Heat 2 tsp. oil in a pan. Add the cumin seeds. Let them splutter. Then add the boiled and roughly mashed potatoes and peas. 
  • Now add the dry spices, salt and give it a mix. Let this mixture cool. 
  • Now get on to making the samosa pockets. 
  • Take the dough and roll it out to a large circle or roti. 
  • Cut it into half (semi circle). Make a pocket by folding together two sides of the semi circle. 
  • Fill with 2 tbsp of the stuffing and seal the sides using little water. 
  • Deep fry in oil or place them on a baking sheet and bake in a pre-heated oven at 150o C or until crisp and golden brown. 
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Thanks to my cousin Geetanjali for sharing this wonderful recipe!