Mini Samosa

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - all purpose flour (maida)
  • 1 cup - vegetable oil
  • Salt (depending upon the taste)
  • 1/2 cup - Moong dal (soaked 6-8 hrs in plenty of water with baking soda)
  • 1 tbsp - red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp - garam masala
  • 1 tbsp - coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp - salt
  • 1 tbsp - amchur
  • 3-4 pinches - asafoetida powder
  • 1 tbsp - cumin seeds
  • Vegetable oil for frying

How to Make Mini Samosa

  • Filling mixture:
  • Grind the moong dal with minimum quantity of water.
  • Add oil in heavy pan. Add cumin seeds, asafoetida powder and dal paste. Saute.
  • Add salt, garam masala, coriander powder, chilli powder and amchur powder.
  • Stir it until the mixture dries very well.
  • Preparation for dough:
  • Sieve all purpose flour, add salt.
  • Add vegetable oil and mix it very well.
  • Then add small quantity of water and make a smooth dough.
  • Make small round rolls with dough.
  • Roll it like chapatti (chapatti should be around 4-5 inches in diameter).
  • Cut it into 2 equal halves along the diameter.
  • Put some water along the diameter.
  • Join and press together to make a cone.
  • Method:
  • Place a tbsp of filling in the cone and seal third side as above. Make five to six.
  • Put in hot oil, deep fry on low to medium till light brown.
  • Do not fry on high, or the mini samosas will turn out oily and soggy.
  • Drain and serve hot with green chutneys.