Baked Samosa

Baked Samosa

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Samosa, the famous street side snack, usually have a thick outer covering to retain the shape and hold the stuffing, however that makes it difficult to bake properly. Hence i have rolled the outer covering thin. To instill a little crispiness i have added ½ tbsp of ghee to the dough. Baking takes a little longer but i believe it is worth every effort.

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Baked Samosa recipe - How to make Baked Samosa

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  30 Minutes   Baking Temperature:  200ºC (400ºF)   Total Time:     Makes 8 samosas
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For The Chapatis
1 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1/2 tbsp melted ghee
a pinch salt
1/4 tsp oil for kneading

For The Stuffing
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 cups boiled , peeled and mashed potatoes
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
salt to taste
1 1/2 tsp dried mango powder (amchur)
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 cup boiled green peas
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For Seving
mint leaves (phudina) chutney
For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine all the ingredients together in a bowl and add enough water to make a firm dough. Keep aside covered for 15 minutes.
  2. Knead again using oil til smooth. Keep aside covered with a wet muslin cloth.
  3. Divide the dough into 4 equal portions and roll out each portion into 150 mm. (6") diameter thin chapatis.
  4. Cook on a tava (griddle) till light brown spots appear on both sides. Keep aside.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the potatoes and sauté for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the ginger-green chilli paste, salt, dry mango powder, chilli powder, green peas coriander, mix well and sauté for another 2 minutes.
  3. Cool completely and divide the stuffing into 8 equal portions.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide each chapati into 2 halves, make a cone from each half.
  2. Stuff each cone with a portion of the stuffing.
  3. Seal the edges carefully using a little water. Keep aside.
  4. Repeat with the remaining chapati halves and stuffing to make 7 more samosas.
  5. Arrange on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200ºc (400ºf)for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve hot with phudina chutney.


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Nutrient values per samosa
Energy102 cal
Protein2.7 g
Carbohydrates16 g
Fiber1.4 g
Fat3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A93.3 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.9 mg
Vitamin C5.7 mg
Folic Acid9.5 mcg
Calcium11.9 mg
Iron0.9 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium6.3 mg
Potassium108.2 mg
Zinc0.4 mg

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Baked Samosa
 on 05 May 19 12:38 AM

Can I store this for two weeks?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Ria, It is not advisable to store the samsosas for such a long period of time!The potatoes and peas might become stale.
06 May 19 08:39 AM
Baked Samosa
 on 30 Nov 15 07:53 PM

Wht if we dont have the baking tray? Any other option to bake in microwave oven
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Tarla Dalal    You can try and use a microwave oven , it shall take a lot of time and may not get very crisp.
01 Dec 15 09:14 AM
Baked Samosa
 on 04 Nov 14 11:02 AM

I tried it with a slight change and it turned out great. The little change was that I did not cook the cha patios on tava. Instead I directly made samosas of rolled chapatis, brushed them with olive oil and baked them in the oven till golden brown. It was very crispy and of course healthy too :)
Samosa ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 01 Feb 13 09:29 PM

It is delicious and could be eaten guilt free.
Samosa ( Non- Fried Snacks )
 on 29 May 12 12:30 PM

Tried this out and somewhat not so much happy with it.It did not appear as shown in the picture and moreover who are so much diet conscious it is ok for them, but for the rest we will have to compromise with the taste.It is not giving that taste which we get from the samosas which are deep fried!