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)

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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