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 You can make Indian appetizers at home, these are spicy filled fried dumplings.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Samosa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 64kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 1 cup all purpose flour (Maida)
  • 1/4 cup water you may need more
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ajwain optional

Somosa Stuffing

  • 1 pound potatoes (boiled, peeled & mashed)
  • 1/2 cup Green Peas (boiled)
  • 1-2 Green Chilies (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger (crushed)
  • 1 tablespoon coriander finely chopped
  • Few chopped Cashews (optional)
  • Few Raisins (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tesapoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dry Mango powder( Amchur) optional
  • vegetable oil for frying


  • How to make samosa: For Cover: Mix all the ingredients (salt, oil, ajwain) except water. Add a little water at a time. Pat and knead well for several times into a soft pliable dough. 
  • Cover it with moist Muslin cloth and keep aside for 15 minutes. For Stuffing : In a bowl add mashed potatoes and all dry masalas (salt, chili powder, mango powder, garam masala) and green chilles, ginger and Mix well. Add green peas, cashews and raisins and mix well. Add coriander and keep aside.
  •  To Proceed : Make small rolls of dough and roll it into a 4"-5" diameter circle. Cut it into two parts like semi-circle. Now take one semi circle and fold it like a cone. Use water while doing so. Place a spoon of filling in the cone and seal the third side using a drop of water. Heat oil in a kadhai and deep fry till golden brown (fry on a medium flame).


Calories: 64kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 5.1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1.4mg
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