Sunday, March 16, 2008

Mini Samosa

Ingredients :

2 cups of all purpose flour (maida).
1 cup of vegetable oil.
Salt (depending upon the taste).
moong daal (soak 6-8 hrs in Plenty of water with baking soda).
1 tbs red chili powder.
1 tbs garam masala.
1 tbs coriender powder.
1 tbs salt.
tbs amchur.
3-4 pinches asafoetida powder.
tbs cumin seeds.
Vegetable oil for frying.

Method Of Preparation :

Grind the moong daal with minimum quantity of water.
Add oil in heavy pan.
Add cumin seeds, asafoetida powder and daal paste in it.
Stir it properly. Add salt,garam masala,coriender powder,chili powder and amchur powder.
Stir it until the mixture dried very well.

Preparation for cover :

Sieve all-purpose flour, add salt.
Add vegetable oil (so that you can make bowls) and mix it very well.
Then add small quantity of water and make smooth dough.
Make small round rolls with dough.
Roll it like chapatti (chapatti should be around 4-5 inches in diameter).
Cut it into 2 equal halves along the diameter.
Put small water along the diameter.
Join and press together to make a cone.
Place a tbsp. of filling in the cone and seal third side as above.
Make five to six. Put in hot oil, deep fry on low to medium till light brown.
Do not fry on high, or the mini samosas will turn out oily and soggy.
Drain on rack or kitchen paper
Serve hot with green chutneys.

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