>strong>About Aloo Samosa Recipe: Pockets of dough stuffed with a potato and pea mixture, deep fried. An all time favorite tea time snack!
Ingredients of Aloo Samosa
500 gms potatoes
For the dough:
500 gms wheat flour
50 ml ghee or oil
5 gms carom seeds
Oil (for deep frying the samosas)
For the tempering:
50 ml ghee
5 gms cumin seeds
5 gms turmeric powder
3 gms red chilli powder
10 gms green chillies
10 gms ginger
10 gms garlic
10 gms coriander leaves
100 gms green peas
10 gms chaat masala powder
5 gms fennel seeds
5 gms garam masala
25 gms cashew nuts, chopped
How to Make Aloo Samosa
1.Cook the potatoes until soft, peel and mash.
2.Chop the green chillies, garlic, ginger and the coriander leaves.
3.Mix all the ingredients for the dough except water and rub thoroughly. Sprinkle water and make a hard dough. Set aside for about 10 minutes.
4.Divide the dough into round portions as per the size of the samosas required.
5.Heat the ghee and add cumin, when crackling add garlic and saute.
6.Add the rest of the ingredients excluding the final four and sauté for 5 minutes. Mix in the rest of the ingredients, including the potatoes and mix well.
7.Roll each portion of dough into a thin oval shape cut into 2 semi-circles. Take a semi-circle. Apply water on the straight edge of the semi-circle. Hold the semi-circle in your hand, fold the straight edge, bringing together the watered edges, seal the watered edges into a triangular pocket.
8.Stuff the potato mixture and then seal the upper edges. Repeat with the rest.
9.Deep fry in oil till golden brown and serve with a mint or a tamarind chutney.
Key Ingredients: potatoes, wheat flour, ghee or oil, carom seeds, Salt, Water, ghee, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, green chillies, ginger, garlic, Lime, coriander leaves, Salt, green peas, chaat masala powder, fennel seeds, garam masala, cashew nuts