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Quick n Tasty way to make veg Samosas
Published On: 09 Aug 2006
Bengali: Laban / Noone
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malayalam: Urulakizhangu / Kizhangu
telugu: Bangaala Dumpa / Urlagadda / Alu Gadda
hindi: Aloo / Batata
Konkani: Kook / Batato
English: Green Peas
telugu: Pachabatthani / Bataneelu / Gundusanighelu
Gujarati: Vatana / Mutter
Konkani: Attano / Batani
Marathi: Vatana / Mattar / Watane
Oriya: Matara / Matar
Punjabi: Kabli Chole / Mattar
English: Cumin Seeds
tamil: Seerakam / Jeerakam
telugu: Jeelakara / Jidakara / Jikaka
hindi: Jeera / Jeeru / Safaid Jeera / Zeera / Shimai Shombu
Bengali: Jeera / Zeera / Safed Jira
Gujarati: Jeeru / Jiru / Safed Jiraun
Konkani: Jeerey / Jeren
Marathi: Jeera / Jeregire
Oriya: Jira / Jeera
English: Mustard Seeds
kannada: Sasuve / Karisasive
hindi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Sarson
Bengali: Sarsay / Shorshe / Rai
Oriya: Sorisa / Sarosha
Punjabi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Kalee Sarson
Kashmiri: Aasur / Sorisa
Urudu: Rai, Banarasi Rai, Kalee Sarson
telugu: Nirulli / Ullipayalu / Yerra Gaddalu
kannada: Ulligadde / Erulli / Neeruli
hindi: Pyaz / Dungri / Kanda
Bengali: Pyajj / Piyaz
Gujarati: Dungri / Kanda
Konkani: Sawalo / Piyavu
English: Cilantro / Coriander Leaves
tamil: Kothamalli Ilai / Malli Ilai
malayalam: Kothamalli Ila / Malli Ila
telugu: Kothimeera / Kothamalli Kooraku
kannada: Kottambari Soppu
hindi: Hara Dhania Ke Patte / Dhania Patha
Bengali: Dhonay Patha
Gujarati: Kothmir / Dhana
Konkani: Kottambari Pallo
Oriya: Dhania Patra
Punjabi: Hara Dhania
tamil: Grambu / Lavangam / Kiraambu
malayalam: Karayaamboovu / Grambu
telugu: Lavangam / Lavangalu
kannada: Lavanga / Lavangapattai
hindi: Lavang / Laung
Bengali: Labango / Lawang
Gujarati: Laving / Lavang
Konkani: Grambu / Lovang / Longan
Marathi: Luvanga / Laung
Punjabi: Long / Lavang / Laung
For the pastry:-1)Sift the flour, add the salt, baking powder (if you are using it) and work in the butter or Ghee.
Add in half the water and mix to make a soft dough.
Add the rest if you need to.
Knead the dough until it is soft and pliable.
Roll out the dough to about a 1/4 inch and cut out in circles.
For the Filling:-1)Peel and cook the potato and cut into medium dice.
Heat the oil in a skillet or fry pan.
Once the oil is hot, add the cumin and mustard seeds and fry until they splutter, usually for about 2 secs.
Add the onions and cook until translucent.
Add garlic, ginger paste and garam masala.
Cook for about 3 mins.
Add coriander leaves, salt and pepper and stir well.
Remove from heat.
Moisten the edges of the pastry circles with water.
Put the filling in the center and fold into a triangle.
Heat oil to 350 and cook the samosas until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels.
:- Serve with Mint or Tamarind chutney.
:- If you prefer baking, place the samosas on a lightly greased baking sheet and bake at 400 for about 20 minutes or until golden brown. If you bake, the texture of the outside will not be as crispy as it should.
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