Punjabi Fried Samosa Recipe

Gaurav Garg
  • Updated
  • :
  • 09 May 2021,
  • 9:50 PM
Samosa, Fried Snacks, Indian Snacks

Step by Step guide to make authentic punjabi fried Samosa

SUMMARY: Samosa is a popular Indian snack stuffed with spiced potato peas filling. Learn how to make samosa at home easily.

Recipe Details:

  • Chef: Gaurav Garg
  • Category: Snacks
  • Cuisine: North Indian
  • Prep Time: 15 Min
  • Cook Time: 25 Min
  • Total Time: 40 Min
  • Servings: 8
  • Nutrition: 207 calories for 1 Punjabi Samosa

Ingredients of Aloo Samosa:

  • All-purpose flour
  • Onion
  • Spices
  • Peas
  • Potatoes
  • salt as required

How to make Aloo Samosa

Step 1: Flour/Maida

Add flour/maida, salt, carom seeds, ajwain and ghee to a large size bowl

Step 2: Add Ingredients

Mix all the ingredients and add a few drops of water and knead it till it turns to a hard dough

Step 3: Dough

Cover the dough and set it aside for 25- 30 mins and knead it for 2-3 mins

Step 4: Oil

Oil the rolling board

Step 5: Dough Roll

Roll the dough, and keep it slightly thick but not too thin

Step 6: Stuffing

Cut it into 4 part, roll the pin on each of them before the stuffing

Step 7: Water

Apply tiny drops of water on the edge with fingertips

Step 8: Cone Shape

Make a cone shape, stick the edges together

Step 9: Water on Edge

Apply some water to the edge

Step 10: Filling Potato

Place the potato filling, seal the bottom of the dough

Step 11: Preheat Oven

To bake, brush them gently with oil and preheat oven at 180 C for 20 mins and bake them for 30-40 mins

Step 12: Samosa

To deep-fry, heat the pan with oil and gently add the samosa into the pan

Step 13: Ready to Serve

Ready to be served with chutney!

Samosa is a fried or baked snack which is very popular and commonly eaten across India. However, it is believed that it originated in the Middle East and was introduced in India by the merchants. It is made with vegetable or keema/meat stuffing with different shapes such as triangular, half-moon or cone shapes.

Samosas are sold almost everywhere, on the streets, restaurants, café and even served as a party snack at homes.  And, usually served with chutney!

Samosas can also be made at home, and making them is easy. You can learn to make perfect crispy, crunchy and delicious samosas with this easy step by step recipe.

There are not many ingredients required to make this delicious snack. All you need is time and patience for making samosa, once you’ve perfected the art of making the dough, and fry it to its crunchy bit, you are good to go!


  • Boil potatoes and set them aside when ready

Now, start with the dough

  • Add flour/maida, salt, carom seeds, ajwain and ghee to a large size bowl
  • Mix all the ingredients
  • Rub the flour well and it should resemble the breadcrumbs
  • Add a few drops of water and knead it till it turns to a hard dough
  • Cover the dough  and set it aside for 25- 30 mins

Making potato stuffing

  • Heat oil in the pan
  • Add jeera/cumin to the pan and allow it to crackle
  • Add ginger, onion, chilli, spices and sauté it till an aroma comes out
  • Add other ingredients if you like too like cashew, hing etc
  • Add the potatoes, sprinkle salt, sauté for 2-3 minutes
  • Set aside to cool, then add some lemon juice or chaat masala to it

Easy Aloo Samosa Recipe Video

First Published | Monday | 30 November 2020 , 3:10 PM

Frequently Asked Questions on Samosa Recipe

1Which country made samosa first?

The samosa is claimed to have originated in the Middle East. On April 21, 1526, the great Mughals came to India with an array of culinary techniques.

2What is English name of samosa?

A samosa is an Indian food consisting of vegetables, spices, and sometimes meat, wrapped in pastry and fried. It is also called the same in British English.