One of the most liked snack, Samosa is a great party appetizer. This savory snack is a quick rescue to those hunger pangs. Nothing can beat this hot, crisp and heavenly tempting munchie. Our taste buds always
crave for a bite of spicy, crispy hot samosa then why not give a make over to this Indian classical evening snack? As there are lot of festival which are going to arrive soon, impress your guest this festive season with these 4 unique ways to make tempting hot samosa at home easily.

Samosa Dough
Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of all purpose flour
  • Salt
  • Oil or ghee
  • 1 cup water
  • Vegetable oil for frying.

Process:

  • Sieve the flour in a bowl.
  •  Add salt to taste and mix.
  •  Add 2 teaspoons of oil or ghee and mix well till the flour is coated with oil thoroughly.
  • Add 4 tablespoons of water to the mixture and knead the dough for 5 minutes with hand. The consistency of dough should be soft.
  • Make the shape of a ball and allow it to rest for 30 minutes (cover with muslin cloth)
  • After 30 minutes, take the dough out on a plain surface and divide it into 7-9 equal portions.
  • Roll each portion into round thin chapatti and cut in semi circle with knife.
  • Fold them in triangle and add the filling.
  • To secure the folds, apply water and flour paste.

There are ready made samosa dough available in the market, so give them a try if one needs to make samosa’s super quick.

Samosa Filling
Mashed seasoned potato, corn and cheese samosa


Ingredients:

  • Ghee or oil
  • 5 cup mashed potato
  • Salt
  • 1 cup corn
  • 5 cups of cheddar and mozzarella cheese
  • Green chillis
  • Red chili powder
  • Ginger-garlic paste
  • Cumin seeds
  • Oregano
  • Coriander

Process:

  • Heat ghee in a large saucepan, add cumin seeds once the ghee is hot and toast them till they crackle and add curry leaves and ginger-garlic paste.
  • Add corn and saute for 3 minutes, later add mashed potato to it and mix well 2 minutes.
  • Now add green chillis, red chili powder, salt and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Take the mixture out in a bowl, let it cool and add cheese and mix well.
  • Take 2 teaspoons of filling into the center of the half cut dough, bring edges together to form a cone shape and secure edges with water and flour paste. Use fingers to pres the edges of every samosa so that the filling does not come out when frying.
  • Deep fry the samosa’s and garnish with some coriander and oregano.

Paneer tandoori samosa


Ingredients:

  • Ghee or oil
  • Vegetable oil to fry
  • Cumin seeds
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 450 grams of paneer, cut in small cubes
  • Fresh coriander
  • Ginger- garlic paste
  • 1 cup tomato puree
  • Tandoori masala

Process:

  • Heat ghee in a large saucepan, add cumin seeds once the ghee is hot and toast them till they crackle and add curry leaves, ginger- garlic paste and onion respectively and saute till onion become translucent.
  • Add tomato puree and tandoori masala and cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring all the time.
  • Now add paneer to the mixture and let it cook for 10 minutes till the paneer absorbs all the tandoori masala.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and fresh coriander to the mixture.
  • Remove the mixture in a bowl and let it cool.
  • Take 2 teaspoons of filling into the center of the half cut dough, bring edges together to form a cone shape and secure edges with water and flour paste. Use fingers to pres the edges of every samosa so that the filling does not come out when frying.
  • Deep fry the samosa’s and serve with green chutney.

Crispy chicken samosa

 


Ingredients:

  • Oil or ghee
  • Vegetable oil to fry
  • 400 grams Minced chicken
  • Ginger- garlic paste
  • One and half teaspoon Pepper sauce
  • One and half teaspoon Chili sauce
  • Salt
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion.

Process:

  • Heat ghee in a large saucepan, add ginger-garlic paste and onion once the oil is hot and saute till onion become translucent.
  • Add 400 grams minced chicken and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add pepper sauce and chili sauce and cook for 1 minute
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Remove the mixture in a bowl and let it cool.
  • Take 2 teaspoons of filling into the center of the half cut dough, bring edges together to form a cone shape and secure edges with water and flour paste. Use fingers to press the edges of every samosa so that the filling does not come out when frying.
  • Deep fry the samosa’s and serve with cheese or mayonnaise dip.

Khoya samosa


Ingredients:

  • 450 grams of khoya
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • Ghee or oil for frying
  • 5 tbsp Cashew nuts finely chopped or grounded
  • 5 tbsp almonds finely chopped or grounded
  • 5 tbsp chironji finely chopped or grounded
  • kesar
  • 1tbsp cardamom powder
  • 3tbsp dried coconut powder

Process:

  • Heat 2 teaspoons ghee in a large saucepan, add khoya and cook until slightly browned.
  • Add cashews, almonds, chironji, coconut powder and cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Add sugar and cook for 5 minutes till sugar melts and a nicely dried.
  • Remove the mixture in a bowl and let it cool.
  • Take 2 teaspoons of filling into the center of the half cut dough, bring edges together to form a cone shape and secure edges with water and flour paste. Use fingers to press the edges of every samosa so that the filling does not come out when frying.
  • Deep fry the samosa’s and garnish with kesar.

One can add these samosa’s in sugar syrup for serving the guests. For healthier version, one can simply bake samosa instead of frying.  They are perfect for upcoming festivals which will instantly make your guests happier. These samosa’s have their own charm and are delectable.

 

 

Keep Calm And Eat Samosa’s!