Samosas ,the most famous appetizer or snack in Indian subcontinent.They are mostly served with mint chutney or tamarind chutney but in some parts of rajasthan especially in ajmer they are served with kadi.

I am sharing yummie samosa recipe with you,as it is one of my husband’s favorite too.samosa



Refined Flour or maida                                       1 cup

Carom seeds or ajwain                                       1/4 teaspoon

Oil                                                                      2 tablesoon+ for deep frying samosa

Water                                                                 to knead dough

Salt                                                                     to taste


Potatoes                                                            4-5 (boiled,peeled,mashed)                                                 Peas                                                                  1/2cup(boiled)

Green chillies                                                      1-2 (finely chopped)

Amchur powder                                                  1 teaspoon

Garam masala powder                                        1 teaspoon

Redchilli powder                                                1 teaspoon

Salt                                                                    to taste

Corriander powder                                            1 teaspoon

Corriander leaves                                           2 tablespoon ( finely choppped)

Ginger                                                               1 tablespoon(crushed)

Cumin seeds                                                     1 teaspoon

oil                                                                     2 tablespoon



1.Mix maida ,ajwain,salt,oil together.

2.Add water little by little and knead it into soft pliable dough.

3.Keep it covered with muslin cloth for about 1/2 an hour.


1.Heat 2 tablespoon of oil in karahai.

2.Add cumin seeds.

3.When cumin seeds began to crackle add mashed potatoes,peas ,all dry powders ,finely chopped corriander and ginger.

4.Stir fry for few minutes.When mixture turns light brown in colour ,switch off the flame.


1.Take a small ball of dough and roll it into round shape with rolling pin.

2.Cut each round part into half like semi circles.

3.Take one semi circle and give it a cone like shape by bringng one edge to the centre then putting other edge over it.

4.Fill the cone with 2 tablespoon of filling,and seal the open part using a little amount of water

and pressing it with your fingertips.

5.Heat oil in karahai and deep fry samosa on medium flame till it becomes golden brown.

6.Serve it hot with mint or tamarind chutney

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