Monday, 1 July 2013

ALOO SAMOSA RECIPE

ALOO SAMOSA RECIPE

"Jab Tak rahega samose mein aloo.. teri rahunga oh meri shalu".. Keep Humming & enjoy this hot, crispy, spicy, tasty Samosas.

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A step by step recipe with pictures of how to make Aloo Samosa is given here. Hope you make this & enjoy with family & friends... 


Ingredients for dough


1. Flour 2 cups
2. Ghee 2 Tbsp
3. Water as required 



Ingredients for Filling Aloo Samosa

1. Boiled potatoes 3-4
2. Sliced onion 1
3. Sliced green chillies 2
4. Salt to taste
5. Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp or more as per your taste
6. Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
7. Cumin seeds 1/2tsp
8. Coriander seeds 1/2 tsp
9. Pomegranate powder (Anardaana powder) 1tsp
10.Juice of one lemon
11 Fresh chopped green coriander 3 Tbsp
12.Fresh mint leaves chopped 1Tbsp



Method of Making Samosa Pattice:

  1. Sieve flour & Add Ghee to the flour & mix well.

  2. Now add water to it & Knead well such that the dough is neither hard nor too soft, just the right constancy.
  3. Take a bowl grease it will oil & put the knelled dough inside & grease the top surface of the dough with a tea spoon of ghee or oil & cover with a damp tea towel or muslin cloth. Refrigerate the bowl for about 2 hours or so.
  4. While the dough is in refrigerator let’s take a tava (Flat pan) & dry roast coriander & cumin seeds on one side of the stove & on the other side boil potatoes in a pressure cooker.
  5. Take the roasted cumin & coriander seeds in a plate & keep aside. Now remove the potatoes from the pressure cooker, peel its skin & let it cool.
    How to make Aloo Samosa Filling
  6. Mash the boiled potatoes & make sure that you don’t end up making it a smooth paste. Try and keep a few pieces. To the mashed potatoes add the roasted cumin & coriander seeds.
  7. To the potatoes add the rest of the spices like Sliced green chillies, Salt, Red chilli powder & Turmeric. Mix Well.
  8. Add the freshly chopped green coriander & mint leaves.And our aloo filling is reday for the Samosa....
  9. Remove dough from refrigerator & divide it into small portions/ small balls.
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  10. Roll the small bolls of dough & make small flat rotis. Cut these rotis into half.
    how to make aloo samosa at home
  11. Take the half roti & make a cone out of it. 
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  12. Press the edges of the cone with water, keeping the mouth of the cone open
  13. Add the filling of potatoes into the cone & close it.
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  14. Tightly press all the edges.



  15. Deep fry them till golden brown.




    Voila! Hot aloo Samosas are ready
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Serve it with the red chutney and green chutney :)
Note:  You can freeze these by lightly frying it in hot oil( just to remove it rawness) & then store in a freezable container using wax paper in between each layers