a healthy twist to one of the most Indian’s favorite snack, Samosa
a healthy twist to one of the most Indian's favorite snack, Samosa
For stuffing :
- 3 no. Potato (boiled) (medium)
- ½ cup Green pea (boiled)
- 1 no. Onion (finely chopped)
- 1 tsp Garlic (crushed)
- ½ inch Ginger (grated)
- 1 tbsp Green chili (chopped)
- ½ tsp Cumin seed
- ½ tsp Coriander seed
- ½ tsp Garam masala powder
- ½ tbsp Oil
- Salt as needed
For outer crust :
- ½ cup All purpose flour
- ½ cup Wheat flour
- 1 tsp Carom seed
- Salt as needed
- Water for kneading
- 2 tbsp Oil + for greasing
Stuffing preparation :
- In a pan, heat oil over medium heat.
- Add cumin seeds, coriander seeds and allow to splutter.
- After that add chopped onion and saute till translucent.
- Next add crushed garlic and grated ginger. Saute for few seconds.
- Add chopped green chilies followed by boiled potatoes and green peas.
- Mix everything well and cook for 2-3 minutes over low heat.
- Finally add garam masala powder and mix again.
- Turn off heat and allow the stuffing to cool down completely.
Outer crust preparation :
- In a mixing bowl take flours along with salt, oil, carom seed (ajwain) and give a quick mix first.
- Then rub the mixture using fingers till there is a crumbly texture.
- Next by adding little water at a time, make a smooth but little stiff dough.
- Keep aside the dough to rest for 15-20 minutes by covering.
Samosa Preparation :
- Meanwhile, preheat the oven at 190 deg C.
- After resting period, knead the dough again for 1 minute.
- Divide the whole dough into 4 parts.
- Take one part and start rolling over a dusted rolling board to make a 6-7 inch oval shape.
- Cut it into two halves (not lengthwise) using a knife.
- Hold one half in palm and grease the straight edge with water either by finger tip or a brush.
- Join the edges to make a cone and press down gently the joint area to seal well using finger tips.
- Now fill the cavity with 1-1.5 tbsp stuffing and gently press down the stuffing inwards.
- After that, grease the inside edges with water by finger tips.
- Bring all the edges together and seal properly.
- Keep on a baking tray lined with parchament paper and cover by a kitchen towel.
- Make similar samosas from the rest dough and stuffing.
- Place all the samosas over the baking tray keeping space in between.
- Brush each samosa with oil and bake for 35-40 minutes at 190 deg C.
- Transfer to serving platter and serve hot with ketchup or masala chai !
Kabhi khila bhi do yaar Sasmita !! Oven baked samosas are a total guilt free binge and perfect for a rainy evening!!
I love samosas, but often stop myself from indulging because they are deep-fried. Your baked version would be just the perfect solution for me. They look absolutely perfect and so very delicious!
Baked Samosas looks incredible. I have been thinking of making them for a very long time. Baked version is a guilt free treat. You are tempting me to make them Sasmita.
Wow loved these totally guilt free samosa Sasmita. Never tried samosa filling with onion garlic. I would love to try your baked version sometime.
Loved these perfectly baked samosas..perfect snack to enjoy for those on low oil diet.I too like the filling of onion and garlic here
Samosas are always been my favorite and always think of the calories in frying. These baked samosas came to the rescue and I can enjoy this guilt-free. Beautiful clicks.
Baked samosas make such a guilt-free indulgence! Love how perfectly you have shaped amd baked them.