Onion Samosa


Ingredients (for 4-5 serrvings)

  • 2 cup all purpose Flour

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • ¼ tsp Salt

  • ¼ tsp carom seeds

  • Oil for deep frying

For filling:

  • 2 large Onion (finely chopped)

  • ½ tsp Red chili powder

  • ¼ tsp dry mando powder Or

  • ½ tsp lemon juice

  • ½ cup Poha ( beaten rice),  ground to a powder

  • Salt as per taste

  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves

  • 1 tbsp Oil



Method(How to make onion samosa at home)


  • In a bowl, add flour, salt and 2 tbsp oil  and mix well.

  • Add warm water, little by little, to make a smooth dough.

  • Cover with a damp cloth and leave aside for 20 mts.

For filling

  • Heat oil in a wok or pan, add sliced onions and saute on low to medium flame for 4-5 mins.

  • Add red chili powder and dry mango powder or lemon juice and mix well.

  • Add the powdered poha, salt  and chopped coriander leaves and mix well, turn off the flame.

  • make lemon sized balls of the dough and and roll the balls into thin rotis around 3” inch diameter.

  • Prepare with rest of the rotis likewise and keep them covered with a kitchen towel.

  • Cut each roti into two halves and keep aside.

  • Take one piece and wet the sides lightly all around and fold it into a cone shape. Pinch the side of this cone so that it is completely sealed.

  • Fill the cone with about 1 teaspoon of filling. Press this filling down.

  • Close the top of the cone to form a triangular shape, pinching the top edge to seal it completely.

  • Make rest of the samosa with the same procedure.

  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed vessel. Once the oil is medium hot, reduce flame to low-medium, add 4 to 5 samosa  into the oil carefully and allow to cook on both sides till they become golden brown.

  • Do not cook on high flame.

  • Remove the fried golden brown samosas onto an absorbent paper.

  • Fry rest of the samosas in a same manner.

  • Onion samosa is ready for serving. Serve it with tea or coffee.