Aloo/Potato Samosa

Veg Vegan Meat

This Vegan Aloo/Potato Samosa is a flaky, and crispy street-style fried snack dish popular across India, Central Asia, and Middle Eastern countries. It is typically made with potato and vegetables

Aloo/Potato Samosa Recipe

YIELD

12 Pieces

TYPE

Street Food

TIME

60 minutes

LEVEL

Medium

STEP

1

In a bowl, add all-purpose flour, ajwain seeds, salt, and mix well

STEP

2

Add oil to the dough mixture and mix well until the oil is well incorporated(it should look like a crumble) and the dough should hold shape when it is pressed between palms

STEP

3

Now add the water and knead the dough until it forms a tight dough

STEP

4

Now close the bowl with the lid and allow the dough to rest for 30 minutes

STEP

5

In a pan with medium heat, pour oil and add cumin seeds, green chili. onion and saute until noon turns soft

STEP

6

Add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric, chili, and coriander powder, salt and give a nice mix

STEP

7

Now add the boiled potatoes and give a good mix until all the masala is well coated on the potatoes

STEP

8

Add kasoori methi and give a nice stir

STEP

9

Now add the coriander leaves and give a final mix. The potato(aloo) filling is ready for us to make the samosas

STEP

10

Open the lid and take a small ball size portion of dough from the bowl(which is been resting for 30 minutes) and make into a ball with your hands

STEP

11

Roll the dough into a circular disc or oval-like shape that is approximately 5 to 6 inches in diameter and cut into 2 parts using a knife or pizza cutter

STEP

12

Bring the two straight ends of the dough together to make a cone (I have applied some water to all the sides that help to glue properly)

STEP

13

Now take and fill the cone with 2 tsp of potato filling (make sure not to overfill the cones

STEP

14

Apply some water again on the open ends and seal them tightly and now the samosa is ready to be fried.

STEP

15

Heat oil in Kadai/pan in low heat. Once the oil is warm enough, add in the filled samosa one by one. 

STEP

16

Fry the samosa in low heat on both sides until it turns golden brown in color( it will take approximately 15 minutes to reach this stage)

STEP

17

Drain them from oil and repeat the same process for remaining samosas. Now the samosa is ready for us to taste and enjoy

STEP

17

Serve this delicious Indian street style samosa with ketchup, tamarind chutney, or green chutney