Saturday, June 25, 2016


Here goes the recipe for mildly spiced samosas. 

For pastry:

  1. Maida - 1 cup
  2. Ghee - 2 tsp
  3. Ajwain seeds - 1/4 tsp
  4. Salt to taste

For filling and frying:

  1. Oil - to fry + 2 tbs
  2. Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
  3. Onion, chopped - 1/4 cup
  4. Ginger chopped - 1 tsp
  5. Green Chilli, chopped - 1/8 tsp
  6. Fennel powder - 1/4 tsp
  7. Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
  8. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  9. Coriander powder - 1tsp
  10. Amchur powder - 1/4 tsp 
  11. Potato, cooked and cut into cubes - 1 cup
  12. Green peas - 1/4 cup


  1. Knead all the ingredients for pastry with enough water to make a thick dough
  2. Keep the dough closed for 30 min
  3. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a sautéing pan
  4. Splutter cumin seeds in it
  5. Add onion, green chilli and ginger in it and sauté for 2 min in medium flame
  6. Add all the spice powders in it and give a quick stir
  7. Add salt to taste
  8. Add potatoes and green peas and mix well and switch off the flame
  9. Make 4 balls from the dough
  10. Roll them to round and make a cup with it in your hand like shown in the picture above
  11. Add the masala filling and close it well by applying water to the edges
  12. Repeat the same with all the balls
  13. Heat oil for frying and deep fry samosas in medium to low flame till samosas and cooked well and is crispy brown outside. 

Serve hot samosas with hot and sweet mango chutney and tomato sauce.

I am linking this post to FiestaFriday#125 which is co-hosted by  Quinn @ dadwhats4dinner and Elaine @ Foodbod.


  1. I am a HUGE samosa fan, but have never made them myself. You make it look so easy, though and I would love to try one day. Thanks so much for sharing :)

  2. I could eat a bunch of these. Thanks for sharing with us at Fiesta Friday. Happy FF!

    1. :) Thank you for the comment and Happy FF to you too!