Punjabi Fried Samosa Recipe
- 09 May 2021,
- 9:50 PM
SUMMARY: Samosa is a popular Indian snack stuffed with spiced potato peas filling. Learn how to make samosa at home easily.
- 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
- 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
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.