How to make Punjabi Samosa Gujiya -

Samosa is a popular street food or snack of Northern India which don't need any introduction.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Punjabi Samosa Gujiya

Punjabi Samosa Gujiya Recipe Card


Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking :

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Punjabi Samosa Gujiya Recipe

  • Potatoes peeled and cut into ½-inch cubes 4-5 medium

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Shelled green peas boiled ½ cup

  • Oil 2 tablespoons + for deep frying

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch

  • Green chillies finely chopped 3-4

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dried mango powder 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • For Gujiya dough

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons


Step 1

To prepare gujiya dough, sift flour in a bowl. Add ghee and some cold water and knead into a dough. Set aside.

Step 2

To prepare stuffing, heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, ginger, green chillies and potatoes, mix and cook for 1 minute. Add red chilli powder, dried mango powder, garam masala powder and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Sprinkle some water on top, cover and cook till potatoes are done.

Step 4

Add green peas and cook for 5 minutes on low heat. Add chopped coriander and mix well. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.

Step 5

Divide the dough into twelve equal portions and shape into balls. Roll out each ball into a puri. Place one portion of the stuffing on one half of the puri, lightly moisten the edges, fold the other half over the stuffing and press the edges to seal. Pinch the edges to make a design.

Step 6

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Deep fry the gujiyas on low heat till they become crisp and golden. Drain onto an absorbent paper.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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