• All-purpose flour/ maida – 1 cup
  • Ghee/ clarified butter – 1 tbslp
  • Hot oil -1 tblsp (optional)
  • Salt – to taste
  • Carom seeds – 1 tsp
  • Water – as req
  • Cooking oil – to deep fry

For stuffing:

  • Boiled potatoes – 2 nos
  • Peas – 2 tblsp
  • Onions – 1 no (finely chopped)
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Plain red chili powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Asafetida – ½ tsp
  • Chaat masala – 1 tsp (optional)
  • Coriander leaves – ¼ cup (finely chopped)
  • Salt – to taste
  • Water – 1-2 tblsp


  • Cooking oil – 2tblsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp



Making Samosa Dough:

  • In a mixing bowl sieve the all-purpose flour, salt and add about a tblsp of hot oil and melted ghee and mix well along with a tsp of crushed carom seeds
  • Now add required amount of water to make a mass dough(ref pic); cover it with damp cloth for a minimum of 30 mins

Making Stuffing:

  • Hot some oil in a pan and add the mustard and cumin seeds allow it to splutter
  • Now add the chopped onions; saute it for a while and add the plain chili powder, cumin powder, asafetida, turmeric powder and salt and mix well under medium-low flame
  • Now mash the boiled potatoes and add into the masala mixture along with peas; blend well with the masala and add the finely chopped coriander leaves and cook it for about 3 mins under low flame
  • Add about a tsp of chaat masala towards the end and turn off the flame

  • Cool completely

Making SAMOSA:

  • Heat some oil in a pan to deep fry under low flame
  • Take a lemon size ball and roll it evenly with the help of some dry flour
  • Dust off the extra flour and cut into two halves using a sharp knife (ref pic)

  • Now apply some water over all the edges and fold one half first (ref pic)

  • Fold the another half (ref pic); it forms a cone pocket (ref pic)

  • Now add about a tblsp of stuffing and seal the edges (ref pic)

  • Repeat the same for the remaining dough
  • Now drop one by one into the pan (do not over crowd) and cook it under medium-low flame until it gets done

  • The super tasty, crispy and oil free “SAMOSAS” are ready to serve
  • Serve with traditional tamarind sauce

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