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Baked Mini Samosa Pies

Recipe submitted by Yummily Yours’ Baked Samosa Pies (actually more of mini pies) are wolves in a sheep’s clothing. Street food gone fancy! Or may be street food with a make-over. I made the dough at home but if you are short on time, check the “My Take” section for a shortcut that will save you 45 minutes. You can probably make them as appetizers for a party or as an evening snack with…


Samosa

Part 1: Part 2: Samosas are probably the most popular Indian appetizer and are often served as hors d’oeuvres. This recipe is for traditional north Indian Samosa. Makes 8 samosas. Ingredients: Dough: 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/2 tablespoon sooji (semolina flour) 1/4 teaspoon salt 11/2 tables…


Samosa Pinwheels

Samosa pinwheels are great party treat. This is an interesting twist on the popular Indian snack samosas. They make a mouthwatering appetizer or can be served as a chaat. Serves 4 Ingredients: Filling 4 medium potatoes boiled peeled and roughly mashed (to make 2½ cups of mashed potatoes) 1/2 cup green peas boiled and drain, I am using frozen green peas 1 teaspoon cumin se…



Samosa Tokri Chat

Recipe submitted by Dipti Joshi It took me quite some time to think of a good name for this dish. I used samosa’s outer covering to make these small tokris and used potato-mattar subji (vegetable) as a filling. Though this dish is using same ingredients as a samosa, it is healthier because I have baked those small containers (tokris) instead of deep frying them. These baked tokris turn…


Salad Stuffed Cabbage Samosas

Recipe submitted by Pooja Agrawal Salad Stuffed Cabbage Samosas is a new favorite in my kitchen. Samosa is a famous Indian snack, which can be found anywhere in the world! They are irresistible, but so unhealthy. Now, here is the recipe which talks about vegetarian cabbage samosa which is not fried and baked but a healthy, delicious, colorful, and nutritious and has the same appeal of real Sa…


Money Bag Baked Samosas with Savory Pongal Filling

…elebrate these two holidays in one day, but this year I combined the two traditions into one. Or maybe I combined three traditions into one: North Indian, South Indian and Moldovan! The result is a corn flour based pastry for samosa, filled with the savory South Indian ven pongal. (Corn is a grain that symbolizes prosperity in Moldova and it is thrown around the house as a blessing on New Year’s Day). Rice filled pastries are popular throug…



Contest 2014 January Winners

There were a good number of entries for January contest and many sent baked versions of the classic samosa recipe which was great. In fact, both top two entries I selected were baked samosas. There were other unique variations like pizza which was interesting. I enjoyed reviewing all the entries. Here are the winners this month and the top five entries. Congratulations to the winners and all participants: 1st Place: Money Bag Baked Samosas with…


Contest 2014 January

To start off the New Year, this month’s contest to make a variation of my Samosa recipe. For example, you can create different outer shapes and change the inside filling content. A good example is Samosa Pinwheels recipe. The specific rules are the following: You must do a variation of my Samosa recipe. Examples of variations include making different shapes and inside filling. It must be vegetarian and also egg-less. Please submit only O…


FAQ

…ooping it back to together and knead more. If the paneer is too crumbly, add a teaspoon of water. Don’t be delicate, you really have to work the paneer for a few minutes to get it smooth.” 11. How do I freeze the samosa? It is a good idea to freeze samosas; it comes out very handy for snacking or parties. The trick is to half fry the samosas before freezing them. Only fry them until samosa’s shell becomes lightly gold. Wait until sam…


Billie & Mamy’s Broccoli-Mango Samosas

…ling with only ingredients that we love (broccoli, mango and coriander leaves). For the children, there was less chili (only one), but I would recommend to keep it to 2, because it gives a good balance with the mango. Makes 8 samosas. Ingredients: Dough: 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1/2 tablespoon sooji (semolina flour) 1/4 teaspoon salt 11/2 tablespoons oil 1/4 cup minus 2 tablespoon lukewarm water Filling: 1 CUP BOILED AND ROUGHLY MACHED POTATO…