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Baked Samosas

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Samosas are one of the most popular Indian Appetizers. This is a quick and easy recipe for baked Samosas.
Ingredients
  Uncooked flour tortillas/Maida/all purpose flour kneaded into a dough to make 3 chappathis 3
  Potatoes 5 Medium
  Cumin seeds 2 Teaspoon
  Green peas 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Garlic ginger paste 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dhaniya powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  French beans and carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Chilly powder To Taste
Directions

Boil & mash potatoes while still hot. Add Green peas, dhaniya powder, garam masala powder & veggies (optional) of your choice. Mix well.

Heat 2 tbs oil in a deep skillet, Add cumin seeds, onions, ginger garlic paste & saute until onions turn golden brown.

Add the potato mixture & fry well.

Keep stirring the potato mixture until it is thoroughly cooked (approx 10 minutes)

Remove from stove.

Cut the uncooked flour tortillas or the Maida chappathis into halves.

Fold each half to form a cone shape. Fill the cone with the potato mixture & seal the cone, folding its edges & sealing it with a little water, pressing all the ends. Repeat procedure with other halves of the tortillas/chappathis.

Place the samosas on a cookie sheet in a baking dish. Bake at 400 C for 15 minutes & turn sides. Bake until samosa turns brownish.

Serve Hot.

To make Maida chappatis, Mix half cup water with 2 cups Maida/All purpose flour & knead into a soft dough(use more water if needed). Take a small part from the dough, roll it between palms & make a ball. Press this Maida ball flat on a hard surface & spread it wider with the helping of a rolling pin into a moon shape.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Snack
Occasion: 
Diwali, Holi, Wedding
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
5
Story
A healthier way to have your favorite snack - Samosa. Baking samosas is a healthy alternative to deep frying them (the traditional way). This is a tried and tested recipe & I've found them to be as tasty as the regular ones.
Subtitle: 
Baked Samosas

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 239 Calories from Fat 27

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.7%

Saturated Fat 0.57 g2.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 287.2 mg12%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.2%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 7 g13.4%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 66.8%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 19.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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