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Samosa

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King of Indian Snacks for all occasions.
Ingredients
  Plain flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Maida)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon, warm
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (To Knead Dough)
  Potatoes 2 Large, mashed (Boiled And Peeled)
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Green chillies 2 , crushed
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Garlic 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Coriander 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 (Extracted)
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Red chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Oil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (To Deep Fry)
Directions

Method
For dough:
Make well in the flour.
Add oil, salt and little water.Mix well till crumbly.
Add more water little by little, kneading into soft pliable dough.
Cover with moist cloth, keep aside for 15-20 minutes.
Beat dough on worksurface and knead again. Re-cover.
For filling:
Heat 3 tbsp. oil, add ginger, green chilli, garlic, coriander seeds.
Stir fry for a minute, add onion, saute till light brown.
Add coriander, lemon, turmeric, salt, red chilli, garam masala.
Stir fry for 2 minutes, add potatoes. Stir further 2 minutes.
Cool. Keep aside.
To proceed:
Make a thin 5" diam. round with some dough.
Cut into two halves. Run a moist finger along diameter.
Join and press together to make a cone.
Place a tbsp. of filling in the cone and seal third side as above.
Make five to six. Put in hot oil, deep fry on low to medium till light brown.
Do not fry on high, or the samosas will turn out oily and soggy.
Drain on rack or kitchen paper.
Serve hot with green and tamarind chutneys or tomato sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Deep Fried
Occasion: 
Diwali
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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Samosa Recipe