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Veg Samosa

Veg Samosa
Veg Samosa
  • Prep time
  • Cooking time
  • Serves4 Person(s)
  • CategoryVeg
  • Cuisine TypeIndian, North Indian
  • Good for Brunch , Snacks , Beverages
About this Recipe

This is my mom's recipe and is a little hatkey - no aloo you sees :) And has a wet masala added to it (yep the South Indian influence with a dash of coconut).

Ingredients & Quantity
  • 1 Medium sized carrot - finely diced
  • 6-7 beans - finely diced
  • 1 Cup - Green peas
  • 1 small onion - chopped
  • 1 large cup chopped Cabbage
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tbsp - Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • Wet masala ingredients:3-4 Green Chillies 1 inch Cinnamon stick 3 Cloves 1 tbsp - Ginger garlic paster 4 sprigs of Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for frying
  • Maida , pinch of salt & water for Samosa dough (consistency should be that of chapati dough)
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How to cook?
  1. Heat oil in an aluminium vessel or a wok
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  3. Add in the chopped onions
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  5. Add in the carrots and beans , saute for 4-5 mins
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  7. Next add in the cabbage and peas
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  9. Blend all the wet masala ingredients to a fine paste & set aside
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  11. To the cooked veggies, add the spice powders & salt
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  13. Stir well to coat the veggies with spices
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  15. Add in 1/2 cup of water and let the veggies simmer
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  17. Add the wet masala, stir well
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  19. Cook till the raw smell of the masala disappears and the all the water has evaporated
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  21. Once the mixture turns dry, turn off the gas and let it come down to room temp prior to using it as the stuffing
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  23. Roll out the maida dough , add a tbsp of the stuffing and seal them into desired shape using wet fingers
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  25. Heat oil in a kadai and fry the samosas until golden brown
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  27. You may add potato to this recipe, however this is how my mom has always made them and Ive replicated the original recipe
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  29. These samosas can be eaten as is or with some imli chutney
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