Monday, August 6, 2012

Crispy Aloo Samosa


Crispy Crispy Aloo samosa... yum yum crispy shell filled with potatoes and spices... 

for crispy shell:
all purpose flour 2 cups
cumin seeds 1 tbsp
ghee (clarified butter)/oil  4 tbsp
salt (to taste)
water 


for filling:
potatoes 1 lb
turmeric powder 3/4 tsp
red chili flakes 1 1/4 tbsp
coriander crushed 1 1/4 tbsp
cumin crushed 1 1/4 tbsp 
green chilies chopped 2 tbsp
coriander chopped 2 tbsp
oil 2 tbsp

oil for frying 

first knead dough... in mixing bowl add flour, cumin seeds, salt, ghee and knead it with water 


and make a soft dough... and give it rest for at least 30 minutes


for filling, boil potatoes and coarsely mash them  


in a pan, heat oil


add crushed chili flakes, crushed coriander, crushed cumin and turmeric powder... fry it for 2 - 3 minutes... add potatoes... toss them well... cook for 4 -5 minutes


transfer the mixture in  bowl, add chopped coriander and chilies and let the mixture cool completely


now rolling part... make small ball out of the dough... give it oval shape...


cut the oval half from the middle horizontally with sharp knife or pizza cutter


now, wet the edges with water... and put a tablespoon full of filling in the middle of half oval


from the flat side start making a triangle... turn one side inward...


over lap the other side...


and turn the triangle towards circular side and press gently with the wet finger to seal it


repeat the same process with rest of the dough


then, deep fry them in medium hot oil... fry till golden


and enjoy :)



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