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Samosa Recipe | Aloo Samosa Recipe | How to make Samosa at home

Samosa Recipe, Aloo Samosa Recipe, How to make Samosa at home

Samosa Recipe | How to make Samosa at Home | Aloo Samosa Recipe | Punjabi Samosa Recipe with detailed photos.

Samosa is a very popular deep-fried Indian snack made with potato, green peas, all-purpose flour, and some spices. It is a very popular tea time snack and a famous street food in India.

Here I am sharing a traditional aloo samosa recipe or you can say Punjabi samosa recipe which makes very crispy and tasty samosa. Spices takes a very important role in making samosa more delicious.

How to make crispy and flaky samosa? The answer is here. The crispness of the samosa depends on the method of frying. Be patient and always fry the samosa on low flame to get the crispy and flaky texture.

Do check our other snack recipes – Chilli Cheese Toast, Potato Smiley, Batata Vada, Corn Cheese Balls, Chakli Recipe, Sabudana Vada, Falafel Wrap, Veg Lollipop, Potato Fries


Samosa Recipe, Aloo Samosa Recipe, How to make Samosa at home


Ingredients


For Dough

2 ½ cup Maida (all-purpose flour), ½ teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain), ¼ cup oil, Salt to taste, ¾  cup of water or as required

For Samosa Stuffing

3 large-sized potatoes, ½ cup green peas, 2 chopped green chilies, ½ teaspoon finely chopped ginger, 1 teaspoon fennel seeds (saunf), ½ teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera), ¼ teaspoon cumin powder, 1 teaspoon coriander powder, ½ teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder), ¼ teaspoon turmeric (haldi), ½ teaspoon red chili powder, ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder, ¼ teaspoon crushed black pepper, ½ teaspoon kasuri methi (optional), 2-3 tablespoon oil, 2 tablespoon coriander leaves, Salt to taste

Other Ingredients

Oil for deep frying as required


Samosa Recipe, Aloo Samosa Recipe, How to make Samosa at home


Preparation


1. Boil 3 large-sized potatoes in a pressure cooker for 5-6 whistles.

2. Peel and lightly mash the potatoes and keep aside.

3. Also, boil green peas for 5-7 minutes on medium flame.


Making the Dough for Samosa Recipe


1. Take 2 ½ cup maida in the mixing bowl and add ½ teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain) and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients very well.

2. Add ¼ cup oil and mix it very well.

3. The flour looks crumbly and holds the shape.

4. Further, add ¾ cup water and start kneading the dough. Add a little more water if needed.

5. Knead continually to make a tight dough. It should not be soft and sticky.

Making the Dough for Samosa Recipe

6. Grease the dough with 1 teaspoon oil, cover it with a damp cloth and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.

Making the Dough for Samosa Recipe


How to make Samosa Stuffing


1. Heat the pan with 2-3 tablespoon oil and add ½ teaspoon cumin seeds,1 teaspoon fennel seeds, 2 chopped green chilies, and ½ teaspoon chopped ginger. Saute for a minute.

2. Add ¼ teaspoon turmeric, ½ teaspoon red chili powder, ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder, ¼ teaspoon cumin powder, 1 teaspoon coriander powder, and ½ teaspoon amchur and fry all spices on low flame. Make sure it does not burn.

3. Further, add ½ cup boiled green peas and saute well.

4. Now add mashed potatoes, ½ teaspoon Kasuri methi, and salt. Mix the potatoes very well in the masala.

5. Also, add ¼ teaspoon crushed black pepper powder.

6. Mash the potatoes with the back sides of the spoon.

Samosa Stuffing

7. Lastly, add 2-3 tablespoon coriander leaves.

How to make Samosa Stuffing


How to make Samosa


1. After 15-20 minutes, knead the dough again for a minute.

2. Pinch a ball sized dough and start rolling. You can grease the dough ball with little oil.

3. Roll the dough ball in an oval shape. It should be slightly thick.

4. Cut it in the center and make 2 equal parts.

5. Now take 1 part and apply water on its straight edge.

6. Join the water coated edges on each other and make a cone.

7. Make sure you press the joined part well so it will not open while frying.

8. Fill the 2 tablespoon aloo stuffing in a cone. Don’t overfill it.

How to make Samosa

9. Gently press the stuffing in a cone.

10. Apply little water on its open side edges.

11. Further, make a pleat on the opposite side (where you joint edges on each other to make a cone). This helps the samosa to stand.

How to make Samosa

12. Now joint both edges and seal the samosa.

How to make Samosa

13. Samosa is ready to fry.

How to make Samosa


How to fry the Samosa


1. Heat the oil in a kadhai on low flame and add the samosa. Deep fry the samosa on low flame.

How to fry the Samosa

2. Gently stir the samosa for even fry.

How to fry the Samosa

3. When the samosa looks golden and crisp, remove it from kadhai. It takes 10-15 minutes to fry the samosa.

How to fry the Samosa

4. Crispy hot Samosa is ready to serve.

Samosa Recipe, Aloo Samosa Recipe, How to make Samosa at home


Suggestion


1. You can also add paneer to this recipe.

2. You can add ghee instead of oil while kneading the dough.

3. Lastly, serve the samosa when it is hot.


Recipe Card for Aloo Samosa Recipe

Yield: 12 Samosa

Samosa Recipe | Aloo Samosa Recipe

Samosa Recipe, Aloo Samosa Recipe, How to make Samosa at home

Samosa is a very popular deep-fried Indian snack made with potato, green peas, some spices, and all-purpose flour.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes

Ingredients

For Dough

  • 2 ½ cup Maida (all-purpose flour)
  • ½ teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)
  • ¼ cup oil
  • Salt to taste
  • ¾ cup of water or as required

For Samosa Stuffing

  • 3 large-sized potatoes
  • ½ cup green peas
  • 2 chopped green chilies
  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds (saunf)
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder)
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric (haldi)
  • ½ teaspoon red chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder
  •  ¼ teaspoon cumin powder
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon kasuri methi (optional)
  • 2-3 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoon coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste

Other Ingredients

  • Oil for deep frying as required

Instructions

Preparation

1. Boil 3 large-sized potatoes in a pressure cooker for 5-6 whistles.

2. Peel and lightly mash the potatoes and keep aside.

3. Also, boil green peas for 5-7 minutes on medium flame.

Making the Dough for Samosa Recipe

1. Take 2 ½ cup maida in the mixing bowl and add ½ teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain) and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients very well.

2. Add ¼ cup oil and mix it very well.

3. The flour looks crumbly and holds the shape.

4. Further, add ¾ cup water and start kneading the dough. Add a little more water if needed.

5. Knead continually to make a tight dough. It should not be soft and sticky.

6. Grease the dough with 1 teaspoon oil, cover it with a damp cloth and keep aside for 15-20 minutes.

How to make Samosa Stuffing

1. Heat the pan with 2-3 tablespoon oil and add ½ teaspoon cumin seeds, 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, 2 chopped green chilies, and ½ teaspoon chopped ginger. Saute for a minute.

2. Add ¼ teaspoon turmeric, ½ teaspoon red chili powder, ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder, ¼ teaspoon cumin powder, 1 teaspoon coriander powder, and ½ teaspoon amchur and fry all spices on low flame. Make sure it does not burn.

3. Further, add ½ cup boiled green peas and saute well.

4. Now add mashed potatoes, ½ teaspoon Kasuri methi, and salt. Mix the potatoes very well in the masala.

5. Also, add ¼ teaspoon crushed black pepper powder.

6. Mash the potatoes with the back sides of the spoon.

7. Lastly, add 2-3 tablespoon coriander leaves.

How to make Samosa

1. After 15-20 minutes, knead the dough again for a minute.

2. Pinch a ball sized dough and start rolling. You can grease the dough ball with little oil.

3. Roll the dough ball in an oval shape. It should be slightly thick.

4. Cut it in the center and make 2 equal parts.

5. Now take 1 part and apply water on its straight edge.

6. Join the water coated edges on each other and make a cone.

7. Make sure you press the joined part well so it will not open while frying.

8. Fill the 2 tablespoon aloo stuffing in a cone. Don’t overfill it.

9. Gently press the stuffing in a cone.

10. Apply little water on its open side edges.

11. Further, make a pleat on the opposite side (where you joint edges on each other to make a cone). This helps the samosa to stand.

12. Now joint both edges and seal the samosa.

13. Samosa is ready to fry.

How to fry the Samosa

1. Heat the oil in a kadhai on low flame and add the samosa. Deep fry the samosa on low flame.

2. Gently stir the samosa for even fry.

3. When the samosa looks golden and crisp, remove it from kadhai. It takes 10-15 minutes to fry the samosa.

4. Crispy hot Samosa is ready to serve.

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

1 samosa

Amount Per Serving Calories 164Total Fat 10gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 0mgSodium 109mgCarbohydrates 18gFiber 2gSugar 2gProtein 3g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

2 thoughts on “Samosa Recipe | Aloo Samosa Recipe | How to make Samosa at home”

  1. Hi there! just found your article when I was looking for making Samosa Recipe.
    Thanks for sharing this very well-written and worth reading article.
    wish to see more in the coming days.

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