How to make Samosa -

The popular samosa made healthy by baking

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Whole wheat flour (atta) (आटा), Raw bananas (कच्चे केले)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Samosa

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History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Samosa Recipe

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1 cup

  • Raw bananas boiled, peeled and grated 2 medium

  • Green peas boiled ½ cup

  • Cumin seeds 1½ teaspoons

  • Oil 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chillies finely chopped 1-2

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Garam masala powder ½ teaspoon

  • Amchur powder ½ teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder ¾ teaspoon

  • Juice of ¼ lemon

Method

Step 1

Take wheat flour in a bowl. Add ½ teaspoon cumin seeds, 1 teaspoon oil and salt and mix. Add sufficient water and knead into a stiff dough.

Step 2

Heat remaining oil in a non-stick pan. Add remaining cumin seeds and sauté till it changes colour.

Step 3

Add green chillies, ginger, raw bananas, garam masala powder, dried mango powder, chilli powder, salt and some water, mix and cook for 1-2 minutes.

Step 4

Add green peas and mash to mix. Switch off heat.

Step 5

Add lemon juice and mix. Set aside.

Step 6

Preheat oven at 180º C. Grease the worktop with some oil.

Step 7

Divide the dough into equal portions and place them on the worktop. Flatten and roll out into an oval shape.

Step 8

Halve and bring the edges together to make a cone, fill in the cooked raw banana mixture, apply water at the edges and stick to shape into samosas.

Step 9

Spray some oil on a baking tray and place the samosas on it. Place the tray in the preheated oven, spray some more oil on the samosas and bake for 15-18 minutes.

Step 10

Serve hot.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.