Friday, September 3, 2010

Hot Samosa


5 flour tortillas
For Stuffing :
3 medium sized potatoes
1 carrot
1 handfull fresh peas ( not dried )
1/2 finely chopped onion
3 finely chopped green chillies
2 tbsp finely chopped corrainder and curry leaves
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
salt according to your taste
2 pinches garam masala powder
oil to fry


Boil the potatoes and remove the skin and mash them. Chop carrots in small pieces and cook them with some water till 3/4th cooked.
In pan pour 2 tbsp oil, put mustard seeds and let it splutter.
Now put chopped green chillies and chopped onion and fry till golden brown.
Now add chopped corrainder and curry leaves and put carrots, peas, mashed potatoes and mix all.
Now put turmeric powder, salt and 1/4 cup water and cook for 5 mins.
Last add the garam masala powder and stir for 2 mins and remove. Cool it lightly.

To Prepare the Samosa :

Take 1 tortilla and cut into 2 semi circles.
Take 1 semicircle and make in a cone shape and glue the last end of the cone shape with maida paste ( 2tsp of maida or all purpose flour made into a thick paste with little water )Hold for a few sec the glued portion so that it sticks nicely.
Stuff 1 or 2 tsp of the prepared filling inside the cone and glue the top with the maida paste too. Hold for a few sec the glued portion so that it sticks nicely.
Do the same with the other semicircle of tortilla and do the same for the rest of the tortilla
Deep fry each samosa in hot oil and take it out after it turns brown as shown in the picture.
Serve hot with tomato ketchup or green chutney.


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