Samosas Indian Recipe

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Samosas Indian Recipe


Ingredients for the dough

  • 1 cup (8oz or 227gms) all purpose plain flour
  • 2tblsp of vegetable oil
  • 1tsp salt
  • about 80 ml warm water to make a dough

:Vegetable filling Ingredients

  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1 potato peeled and diced
  • 1 cup of frozen peas
  • 2tsp garam masala
  • vegetable oil.
  • 80ml stock or enough to cook the vegetables
  • salt and pepper.

Meat Samosa Filling

  • use either beef or lamb for this and to make the filling for 2 dozen Samosas you will need the following:-.
  • 1lb (454 gm) minced beef or lamb 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 2tsp ground ginger
  • 1tsp each of ground coriander and turmeric
  • 1tsp chilli powder to taste
  • oil to sweat the onions
  • salt and pepper


  1. Put the flour and salt in a mixing bowl and mix
  2. Make a well in the centre and add the oil and gradually adding the water and mixing until you have a firm dough Knead the dough, make into a ball and put in a bowl
  3. Cover with a damp cloth or cling-film and allow the dough to rest it room temperature for about 30 minutes
  4. Divide the dough into 12 and roll each piece into a circle about 6 inches (15cm) in diameter and then using a knife cut each circle into 2 semi-circular pieces
  5. Dampen the edges of the semi-circle with some milk or water to enable the edges to seal, make a cone by sealing one side and put into your hand
  6. Put some filling into the open edge of the cone
  7. Seal well around the edges
  8. Deep fry the Samosas in oil at about 325°F for a few minutes turning regularly until the Samosas are cooked and golden brown
  9. Sweat the onion and garlic and cook without burning until soft and then add the garam masala
  10. Add the potato, peas stock and seasoning and simmer until cooked
  11. You want the mixture to be firm not swimming in liquid and the vegetables cooked but firm
  12. Use this mixture as your filling
  13. If you prefer different spicing then feel free to do so, some may like a bit of bite so may wish to add some chilli powder
  14. Feel free to experiment
  15. When your Samosas are ready serve with some chutney
  16. Sweat the onion and garlic gently until soft and without burning
  17. Add the spices, incorporate and cook for a minute
  18. Add the mince and seasoning and stir until cooked
  19. Add the lemon juice and use as your filling
  20. You could add some diced potato if you wanted to add some vegetables

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