Tuesday, April 10, 2007
Oven Baked Samosa
Samosa are my hubby's altime favorite.He loves them so much that he can eat them at anytime of day.But as they are deep fried i always try to avoid them.So i thought of trying them in a different way avoiding deep fry i.e baking and to my surprise it came out very good.So i thought of sharing it with you all....
All purpose flour - 2 cups
Margarine - 2 tbsp
salt - 1 tsp
For the stuffing:-
Potatoes - 2 large
Carrots - 2
Peas - 1 cup
Onion - 1 large
Beans - 1/2 cup
Green chillies - 1 large [Optional]
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
garam masala - 1/2 tsp
Kitchen king masala-1/2 tsp
Cumin - 1 tsp
Oil - 1tsp
1.Take flour,salt and 1/2 tbsp of margarine and add water and make a dough out of it just like chapathi and keep aside.Melt the remaing margarine and keep ready.
2.Then roll out into square chapathi's.Then grease it with melted margarine on the inner surface ,then fold it into half then again grease the inner side touching the margarine with your fingers.Then again fold it and roll ou into a sheet just like how you do for ghee parata's.These are the base for your samosa's.
3.Now for the stuffing cook all the vegetables in microwave.
4.Take a pan , add cumin and 1 tsp oil.Allow cumins to splutter then add onions and saute till they turn golden brown.
5.Then add all the veggies,season with salt,and the masala powder sprinkle with little water and mix all of them together.
6.Now cut the rolled out dough into small squares of about 3 inch lenght.
7.Roll out a cone fill the stuffing and seal the edges like a pie using the fork tooth.
8.Bake in a pre-heated oven of 350deg F for 20-30 mins until done.
9.Keep checking and rotating the sides of the samosa.
10.Enjoy with coriander chutney or tomato sauce.Healthy,tasty and crisphot samosa's are ready.