How to make Cocktail Samosa - SK Khazana -

These mildly flavoured samose make excellent starters

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Ready samosa dough, Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Cocktail Samosa - SK Khazana

Cocktail Samosa - SK Khazana Recipe Card


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 : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Cocktail Samosa - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Ready samosa dough 1 1/2 cups

  • Oil 2 teaspoon to deep fry

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch

  • Medium potatoes boiled, peeled 2

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Green peas boiled 1/4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Date and tamarind chutney to serve


Step 1

Heat 2 tsps oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and saute till their colour changes. Add coriander seeds, green chillies and ginger and sauté for 1 minute. Mash potatoes and add and mix well.

Step 2

Add red chilli powder, garam masala powder, dried mango powder, coriander leaves, green peas and salt and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Step 3

Divide samosa dough into equal portions and roll out into thin oblong discs and cut each disc into half. Apply a little water to the edges of each half and shape them into a cone. Stuff the cone with some potato-green pea mixture, shape them into samosa and seal the edges by pressing.

Step 4

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai, slide the samosa, a few at a time and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 5

Serve hot with sweet tamarind chutney.

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