Stuffed Samosas

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

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

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  • For cover:
  • 2 cups - plain flour
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp- cornflour
  • cold water
  • For filling:
  • 2 raw cooking bananas
  • 1 cup - cabbages shredded
  • 1 cup - bottle gourd finely chopped
  • 4 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - lemon juicesalt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - each cumin and mustard seeds
  • 3-4 pinches asafoetida
  • 1 tsp each - fresh coriander, mint leaves finely chopped (optional)
  • 2 tsp - oil1 tsp - cornflour
  • Other ingredients:
  • Oil to deep fry

How to Make Stuffed Samosas

  • For cover
  • Sieve together, flours, salt, add oil, mix gently.
  • Add cold water, make a soft pliable dough.
  • Knead dough for 4-5 minutes, till very elastic and smooth.
  • Cover with moist clean cloth, keep aside.
  • For filling:
  • Pressure cook bananas in skins for 2 whistles (or boil till tender).
  • Cool a little, peel, grate and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a heavy pan, add seeds, asafoetida, allow to splutter.
  • Add chopped cabbage, bottle gourd, mint.
  • Stir fry till tender.
  • Add bananas, all other ingredients, stir well.
  • When mixture is a soft lump, take off fire, cool.
  • To proceed: Make a thin 5 inch diameter round with some dough.
  • Cut into two halves. Run a moist finger along edges.
  • Join and press together to make a cone.
  • 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 samosas will turn out oily and soggy.
  • Drain on rack or kitchen paper.
  • Serve hot with green and tamarind Chutneys (refer Chutneys), or tomato sauce.