Saturday, December 20, 2008

Onion Samosa

Onion samosas in other words kadai samosas or mini samosas . I want to try this recipe for a long time. but i dint get this pukka glazed finish b4 . I tried this by using baking powder sieved with maida then i got the crispness and glazed finish. Onion stuffings recipe i got it from a cook book. Now i loved this taste, essence and crispness......i got nice comments from my husband...


2 cup Maida
4 tbsp Oil
½ tsp Salt
2 pinch Baking powder
ice cold water for mixing doush

1 cup Bengal gram flour
3 tsp Oil
4 cup Onion (chopped well)
1 tsp Red chilli powder
1 tsp Jeera powder
½ tsp Garam masala powder
2tsp lime juice
salt to taste
a pinch of sugar

Sieve maida twice with baking powder and salt.
Blend oil with the flour till it comes to bread crumbs consistency. Sprinkle water and knead a stiff dough
Knead well til it becomes elastic and pliable.
Keep under wet cloth for ½ an hour.
Mix Bengal gram flour with little oil., salt and just enough water to make a nice dough.
Make thin chappathis out of the dough and roast on a frying panwith out oil till crisp. Cool and make a powder out of it and sieve well.
Fry onion in oil. When it turns little brown add salt, chilli powder, jeera powder and garam masala at last add lime juice, powdered gram chappathis . keep aside
For Samosas.

Divide the dough in to equal balls.
Roll out each ball in to thin chappathis and dust little maida on top.
Apply a tsp of oil in 1 chappathi. And dust maida on top.
Keep second on top and prepare chappathis in the same manner.
Roll slightly on top.
Heat a tawa and place one chappathi and fry one side.
Cut the chappathis in to 2 ½ inch thin strip like ribbon. Keep covered under a wet cloth. Each time.
Make maida paste for sticking.
Take one strip of chappathi peel off the cooked layer in chappathi andmake triangular pocket in one end of it.
Stick the pocket with the maida paste.
Keep little masala inside .Fold and roll the strip like we rool the ribbon. In triangular shape. At the end apply maida paste to stick the end. prepare samosas in the same manner and keep ready.
Heat oil in a pan for deep frying and when oil comes to the perfect heat for frying add 2 - 3 samosas at a time for frying.serve hot as it is or with tomato ketchup.

Sending this recipe to EFM- Savouries


Kitchen Flavours said...

Wow this is my all time favourite snack. Pics make me hungry. awesome samosas.

Sangeeth said...

actually i luv this samosa...i used to eat from my neighbour shop and it is yummy!thanks for the recipe

arthi selva said...

Very nice Divya, will give a try soon and let u know

Divya.M said...

thank u kitchen flavours, sangeeth and arthi....

Priya said...

Onion samosa, reading the name itself makes me droolin, wonderful work divya..

Uj said...

I love samosa's. This seems to be a completely new recipe to me.. Looks good :D

rekhas kitchen said...

wow looks so crisp divya good try one of my fav.

SriLekha said...

recipe looks very new for me and interesting too!

Anonymous said...

great snack!!!! who doesnt like samosas....

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