Jain Samosa

These samosas are made especially for Jains and have no potatoes.Delicious deep fried samosa prepared Jain style. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Jain Samosa
Main Ingredients Raw Banana, Refined Flour
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Jain Samosa

  • 4-5 Raw Banana boiled, peeled and mashed
  • 1 1/2 cups Refined Flour kneaded into dough with carom seeds
  • 1/2 cup Boiled green peas
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 teaspoons Garam masala powder
  • 2 Green chillies chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves chopped
  • for deep-frying Oil


  1. Combine raw bananas, green peas, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, garam masala, green chillies, salt, sugar, lemon juice and coriander leaves in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  3. Divide the dough into eight equal portions and shape them into balls. Roll out balls into oval shaped thin puris.
  4. Halve the puris. Fold each half into a cone. Fill the cone with the raw bananas mixture and seal the edges with water to make samosa.
  5. Deep-fry the samosas in hot oil till golden. Drain on absorbent paper.
  6. Arrange on a serving plate and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1274
Carbohydrates 205.3
Protein 27.4
Fat 37.9