Samosas Calcutta Style

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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: Hard

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Ingredients

  • For cover:
  • 2 cups - plain flour
  • 3 tbsp - melted ghee
  • salt to taste
  • For filling:
  • 1 cup - cauliflower
  • 2 cups - potatoes boiled
  • 6-7 green chillies
  • 1 tsp - ginger grated
  • 1 tsp - panchphoran
  • 1/2 tbsp - coriander finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - amchoor (dried mango) powder
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tbsp - raisins
  • 1 tbsp - cashew pieces
  • 3-4 pinches asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • Oil for deep frying

How to Make Samosas Calcutta Style

  • Sift flour and salt together.
  • Add ghee and mix well.
  • Add water to knead a soft dough.
  • Cover with moist cloth and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • Brush liberally with ghee, knead, cover again and keep aside.
  • For filling:
  • Grate cauliflower, mash potatoes and finely chop green chillies.
  • Heat oil, add cashews and fry till light golden.
  • Add panchphoran and allow to splutter, add cauliflower.
  • Add all other ingredients and mix well.
  • Take off fire. Keep aside.
  • To proceed:
  • Make small balls, the size of small lemons, from dough.
  • Knead one into thin chapatti about 5" diameter.
  • Cut into half, take one, fold into cone, seal edge with some water.
  • Fill with one tbsp filling, seal open edges to form triangular pyramid.
  • Seal edges and corners well with moist fingers.
  • Make four or five, deep-fry in hot oil till golden and crisp.
  • Repeat for all filling and dough.
  • Serve hot with green and tamarind chutneys.

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