You can take an Indian out of India but you can never take Samosa out of an Indian!
Generally an individual who is addicted to Indian food in general and is an vegan in particular, then samosas are something that will never go out of his bucket list.
Gone are the days, when individuals had just potato samosa on their rundown, now you can look over an extensive variety of samosas – Lentil Samosa, Dry Samosa, Cheese Samosa and Punjabi Samosa and Potato Samosa. One such kind are the Punjabi samosas are flaky pockets, stuffed with peas and potato mixture.
So now let’s quickly discuss on the procedure to prepare the Punjabi Samosas.
Ingredients for Dough (Outer Covering):
Ghee / Clarified butter – 4 tbsp
Refined flour – 3/4 cup
Carom seeds – 1/2 tsp
Salt – 1/2 tsp or to taste
Water – 100 ml
Ingredients for Filling:
Green Peas – 1/2 cup
Potatoes – 2
Cumin Seeds – I/2 teaspoon
Green Chilliies (chopped ) – 1
Ginger Paste – 1/2 teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Mango Powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Garam Masala Powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Salt to taste
How to Prepare Punjabi Samosas
To prepare the dough for the Samosa, Mix ajwain, ghee, salt and oil to the flour and slowly add water little by little to make the dough. Cover the dough and set aside for about 10 minutes.
For the filling, first make sure to boil the potatoes in a vessel of salted water. Once it is done, mash them up.
Next heat a pan with few teaspoons of oil. Add cumin seeds and crackle it. Now add ginger paste and green chillies to it and saute well.
Add mashed potatoes, Green Peas (boiled), Red Chilli Powder, Mango Powder, Garam Masala Powder and salt. Saute this mixture for about 5 mins before turning off the flame.
Divide the dough into 6 equal parts and roll them into ball. Using a rolling board begin to roll the balls to oval shape. But make sure to keep the edges neither too thick or thin.
Cut the oval shape dough into two semicircles and spread water on the edges of the dough to moisten the surface.
Make a cone using one of the semicircles created, while gently pressing the sides.
Fill the cone with 2-3 tablesppons of the filling prepared and seal the edges tightly by using your fingers.
The final step is to deep fry them in a large pot of oil in a medium flame.
These scrumptious crunchy snack can either be deep fried or baked.
How are Samosas best enjoyed?
A plate of samosas calls for a hot cup of tea or coffee, so pair hot samosas with your favorite beverage on winter evenings! Make sure you eat them slowly to experience the flavors of the spices and herbs. Spicy coriander chutney or tomato sauce will also be great along with these crispy pastries.
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