Wanna make a crispy samosa at Home! Try this easy and quick recipe with tips and tricks.
Hey Peeps, Hope you are doing well. Today I am telling you the recipe for Samosa with tips and tricks. My motive is to tell you the easiest recipe.
So What is Samosa?
Samosa is a street food that is made from maida and is filled with spicy potato masala, as well as the famous street food of India, and it is also liked in different countries.
Samosa is very common in India, people like it the most in street food. Most people of India like to eat samosas at breakfast and snack time.
When a guest suddenly comes into the house, most people either make samosas at home or else they bring them from outside.
There is a shop of samosas in every street in India, that people like samosa the most.
The potato spice stuffed inside it is very tasty and spicy. Samosa is preferred with curd, chutney, or tea.
Somewhere it is also surveyed with potato curry, then it is also served as a chaat.
Tips to Make Perfect Samosa!
I learned this recipe from my father because he used to make it in his canteen and still they make it for their family his hand’s samosa tastes heavenly. So here I am sharing some tips.
In this recipe, I used potato stuffing with peas and you can also add paneer cubes into the potato stuffing. This recipe is my father’s recipe because I learned it from him and hope you would like it.
Now I would like to tell you some tips and tricks to make it crispy.
You have to mix flour, oil, and water together and keep the dough a little stiff.
You do not have to use too much water in it, add as much water as the water is required.
Rest the dough for 30 minutes at least and keep it in polythene so that the flour does not get outside air.
Make potato masala in mustard oil and do not mash the potatoes too much
The most important tip is that the oil should not be too hot to fry the samosas, otherwise the samosa will not become crispy.
Yes, You can bake the samosas!
I suggest you not bake it because fries samosa tastes heavenly. or if you are health-conscious then you can bake it with oil at 170-180 c in a preheated oven for 40 minutes.
Yes, you can use whole wheat flour for this.
yes, you can but I suggest you use all-purpose flour because the crispy samosa is made with all-purpose flour.
Ingredients for making Dough
- 300gm Refined Flour / Maida
- 100gm Oil for dough
- Salt (to taste)
- 1 tbsp Carrom Seeds
Ingredients for Potato stuffing –
- 500 gm Boiled Potatoes (don't mash too much)
- 4 tbsp Oil
- 1/4 tsp Heeng
- 1/2 cup Boiled Peas
- 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
- 1/2 tsp Fennel seeds (optional)
- Salt ( to taste)
- 1 tbsp Red Chilli Powder
- 2 tbsp Coriander Powder
- 1 tsp Turmeric powder
- 1 tbsp Amchoor Powder
- 1/2 Tsp Garam Masala powder
- 2 Chopped Green chili
- 1 tbsp Ginger (grated)
- 2 tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
- Oil for frying
Instructions for make Potato Stuffing :
- First of all, take a pan or kadhai and add 2 tsp oil, and after the oil is heat add some cumin seeds and Heeng, fennel seeds, and now saute it for 1-2 minutes. Now add some grated ginger and chopped green chili and cook it for 1-2 minutes now add all the spices like salt, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, and mix it well.
- Now roast the spices until it becomes perfect brown color.
- Now add the mashed potatoes and mix it well. Now add garam masala powder and Amchoor Powder and mix it for 2-3 minutes.
- Now sprinkle some coriander leaves on it. Finally, the stuffing is ready.
Instructions for making Samosa :
- Take a large bowl and add refined flour, carrom seeds, salt, oil and knead a stiff dough and keep it aside for 25-35 minutes.
- Now take some portion from the dough and, make a ball sized dough.
- Now roll the dough into an oval shape. And then cut it horizontally, diving into 2 equal portions using a knife.
- Now apply some water to the corner side and make it like a cone and pour 2 tbsp of prepared potato stuffing into the cone. Now apply little water on the edges and close and seal tightly by pressing firmly.
- Heat some oil into a pan and drop samosa one by one into oil and deep-fry the samosa on a low flame until becomes golden. Oil should not be hot too much.
- Fry the samosa on low flame for at least 15 minutes.
- once the samosa turns golden and crisp, drain out over kitchen paper.
- Samosa is ready to serve, serve it hot with green coriander chutney, tomato ketchup, and tea.
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