How to make samosa , the famous Indian street food.Today I am going to share recipe of punjabi samosa ,the deep fried triangular snack that is popular worldwide.

Samosa is a famous street food of India loved by all ages. It is a fried savory with potato filling. Eaten with mint chutney or tamarind chutney, gives an exotic experience with richness of spices. Nowadays it is served with different stuffings like cottage cheese, noodles, lentils, cashew nut and fillings of meat. The potato version is generally prepared by mixing mashed potato with spices, raisins , and peas. Although it can be prepared at home but I love the one that is served on streets.

For alphabet "S" this is my entry under street food for BM#32 . So let's start the recipe .yum


1 cup All purpose Flour
2 tablespoon oil
1/2 teaspoon carom seeds
1/2 teaspoon salt
>1/4 cup water or as needed
Vegetable oil for frying

For the filling
4 medium sized potatoes , boiled and crumbled
1/4 cup peas
1/2 teaspoon Ginger , grated
1 tablespoon Raisins
1 tablespoon Cashew nuts

1 teaspoon red Chilli powder
1 teaspoon Coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon chaat masala
salt to taste

1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup coriander leaves , chopped
2 tablespoon vegetable oil

For Filling:

Heat oil in a wok , add cumin seeds , stir and ginger. Sauté for 1 minute.
Add all spices and salt , and peas , mix well . Remember to keep the heat low at this moment.
Add crumbled potato , raisins and cashew nuts . Mix and cook over medium flame for 5 minutes. Add lemon juice and coriander leaves and set aside.

For outer covering

Take all purpose flour , salt , oil and carom seeds in a bowl. Add enough water and knead a pliable dough Divide and shape the dough into 5 . Keep it covered.

With the help of rolling pin , roll one ball into a round disc like Chapati . Take a knife and cut the round through the center.Now fold one semi circle in the shape of a triangle ,sealing along the fold.

Place a heapful of stuffing in the cone and seal the outer edges by applying some water. Repeat the same procedure with rest of balls.

Heat enough oil in a wide pan or wok . Add 2-3 samosas into the oil slowly and deep fry them till golden from both sides.

Drain on paper towel and serve hot with Tamarind chutney and Mint Chutney.

Serve-6. Cooking time -45 minutes

Note: Oil should be piping hot but keep the flame low to medium while frying the samosas for even cooking.

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Best regards,
Sapana Behl

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  1. I haven't put raisins before inside the samosa

    Deliciously done it looks fabulous

  2. I want one :)Looks so crispy n perfect,just like we get in shops,nice pictorial

  3. Perfectly made.. Looks tempting !!

  4. samosa looks simply delicious..
    Simply Delicious

  5. Unbeatable forever!!! :)

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  6. Fulfilling and delicious looking samosas. Wonderfully prepared.

  7. Usually i stay away from deep fried foods.But its worth the effort.....

  8. they are looking awesome!! so lip smacking good!!


  9. Delicious and perfectly made

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  10. Raisins and cashews sounds very interesting in filling..Very tempting samosas.

  11. Perfectly made samosas, love it dear...

  12. Yummy samosa's..


  13. Who can say no to these crunchy snacks!!!

  14. Great samosa. One of the best street food ever.

  15. Nothing can beat samosas..yours have come out so well!

  16. I'm also planning to make samosa this weekend.. delicious.

  17. very very delicious looks crispy crust and delicious filling inside :) Samosas are making me drool dear!!

  18. my mouth is watering, these are looking so good

  19. So tempting! And raisins in the filling make it really interesting

  20. plz..pass few..i love these dear.

  21. Thanks a lot for linking it to the wtml event, waiting for delicious entries from you...

  22. Samosa look so crisp and tempting.

  23. This will be perfect with a cup of chai now:-)Looks so delicious

  24. Looks so yumm. Love to grab some...


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