Samosa is a south Asian fried or baked pastry with a savory filling like spiced potatoes, onion, peas, and other spices. It comes in a triangular shape. Most people love to eat Samosa with chutney. It stuffed with soft potatoes, coriander, and chilies. The deep red, tightly packed of spicy goodness that we thought belonged to India is actually a delicious and well-traveled immigrant from central Asia. We all love to have Samosa you can find it in Sweet shops. In India Halwai Style Samosa recipe is quite famous and tastes amazing. You can add this snack in the evening Teatime and we have other snack as well.
You can find Samosa everywhere in India because It is available in Sweet’s shops, Schools and college’s canteen. It’s a favorite snack among people of all ages. A good samosa should be crispy and should not be too oily because this may ruin this recipe. Making samosa is super quick and easy.
History of Samosa Recipe
It’s not an Indian snack this may surprise you to know that our beloved samosa did not originate in India. It was in the 1300s that our Samosa first makes a historical appearance on Indian soil. this is one food that has traveled far and wide.In the olden days people cooked the mince-filled triangles and eat them as a snack during travel to India along ancient trade routes from central Asia. After its arrival in India, we Indians adapted Samosa as vegetarian Snacks.
You can eat Samosa as it is or other options like samosa chhole, samosa chaat, samosa paav. You can make it healthier by adding vegetables in it. Vegetable samosa has lesser calories, less than 300cal, it’s a healthy meal option. It’s a snack that is carrying the memories of every Indian. Nowadays people adding more flavor in it by adding some dry fruits and cheese. You can also find Sweet Samosa where Khoya and sugar give it a sweet flavor.
So without any delay let’s come to recipe part.
Samosa Recipe |Halwai Style|Course: SnacksCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium
Raining outside or evening Time ? Trust me this is gonna add a good memory enjoy this Samosa recipe and Tea with your dear ones.
2 Cup Maida
½ Tbsp Ajwain
½ cup Oil
½ Cup Water
½ Tbsp Salt
2 Tbsp Oil
½ Coriander Seeds
1 tbsp Roasted Jeera
1 tbsp Kasuri Methi
1 Chilli Finely Chopped
½ Cups Peas
1/2 Tbsp salt
½ Tbsp Gram Masala
½ Inch Ginger Finely Chopped
½ Tbsp Fennel
½ Coriander Powder
¼ Tbsp Cumin Powder
½ Amchur Powder
½ Tbsp Red Chilli Powder
- Dough– Take Maida carom seeds, 3-4 tsp oil or ghee, and salt in a bowl and give a good mix with the help of water.
- Cover dough with a wet cloth and let it rest for 15-20 minutes.
- Spices– In a bowl make a mixture of some spices add Amchur powder ,gram masala, roasted cumin, coriander powder, Red chilli powder, sun-dried fenugreek (Kasuri methi )and salt to taste.
- Heat a pan add oil ,add Asafoetida, Cumin seeds , Crushed fennel chopped green chilli, Ginger, Peas
- Further add boiled mashed aloo and spices mixture.
- Now fry it on a medium flame for a while and add fresh coriander.
- Roll and Shape- Divide the dough into round portions as per the size of samosa, roll each portion of dough into a thin oval shape, Take a knife and divide the rolled piece into two by cutting through center.
- Take a semi-circle and apply water on the straight edge of the semi circle. Hold circle in your hand fold the straight edge, seal the water edges in to a triangular pocket, this will give you a perfect standing samosa.
- Stuff the potato mixture and then seal the upper edges, repeat with rest.
- Drop 3-4 samosa and Deep fry on low flame.
- Stir and fry the samosa on low flame for at least 15 minutes.
- Once the samosa turns golden and crisp serve it with masala tea ,and tamarind chutney.
- While making dough, the amount of oil added to the flour is very important to make crispy samosas.
- It has to be rolled to neither thick nor too thin, else the dough will tear apart when you fill it.
- The most important thing always fry the samosa on low heat, the way they will turn crisp.
Estimated Nutrition Facts
1 servings per container
- Amount Per ServingCalories91
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat
- Sodium 5.5mg 1%
- Potassium 71.7mg 3%
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber 1.6g 7%
- Protein 1.4g 3%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.