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Samosa (baked) 33

Samosa (baked)

Sasmita
a healthy twist to one of the most Indian's favorite snack, Samosa
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Resting Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3

Ingredients
  

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

Instructions
 

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 !
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