Aloo Samosa Recipe

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Aloo Samosa
How to make Aloo Samosa
  • Chef: Kishore D Reddy
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Pockets of dough stuffed with a potato and pea mixture, deep fried. An all time favorite tea time snack!

Ingredients of Aloo Samosa

  • 500 gm potatoes
  • For the dough:
  • 500 gm wheat flour
  • 50 ml ghee or oil
  • 5 gm carrom seeds
  • Salt
  • Water
  • Oil for deep frying the samosas
  • For the tempering:
  • 50 ml ghee
  • 5 gm cumin seeds
  • 5 gm turmeric powder
  • 3 gm red chilli powder
  • 10 gm green chillies
  • 10 gm ginger
  • 10 gm garlic
  • 1 lime
  • 10 gm coriander leaves
  • Salt
  • 100 gm green peas
  • 10 gm chaat masala powder
  • 5 gm fennel seeds
  • 5 gm garam masala
  • 25 gm chopped cashew nuts

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.