Samosa

  • on June 13, 2022
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A samosa is a South Asian fried or baked pastry with a savory filling like spiced potatoes, onions, peas, chicken and other meats, or lentils. It may take different forms, including triangular, cone, or half-moon shapes, depending on the region.

.The samosa is prepared with an all-purpose (locally known as maida) and stuffed with a filling, often a mixture of diced and cooked or mashed boiled potato (preferably diced), onions, green peas, lentils, ginger, spices and green chili.

Samosa

Sukaina Nasser Mamado
These samosa is prepared with an all-purpose (locally known as maida) and stuffed with a filling, often a mixture of diced and cooked or mashed boiled potato (preferably diced), onions, green peas, lentils, ginger, spices and green chili.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Savoury Starters
Cuisine Indian, Pakistan
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 5 samosa pastry (chapdi)
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • Some Water
  • Prepare mince mixture as in Bateta
  •  Champ (Potato Chops) (section: Savoury Starters, recipe C2, following steps 1 to 3)

Instructions
 

  • Prepare a thick paste with the flour and some water
  • Fold the pastry as shown in the diagram below
  • Fill the pocket with 1 dessertspoon of the mince mixture
  • Spread the paste along the edges of the final fold and press down to ensure a complete seal
  • Deep fry in medium hot oil over low heat to an even golden colour. (If the oil is too hot when the samosas are introduced the pastry will bubble up)
  • Drain onto kitchen paper 
  • Serve with lemon wedges 
    N.B. The minced meat can be replaced with minced chicken breasts Illustration -Samosa Chapdi : Firstly fold CD, then CE along EF so that D falls on F. Now hold strip of pur between thumb (Point B) and forefinger of left hand and fill pocket with 2 teaspoons of mince. Now fold EF over pocket so that G Calls at Point C. Then fold FG over pocket so that H falls on E; then HG again over pocket and so on till strip is used up. Paste final length down.

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