Veg Samosa Pinwheels
by Tarla Dalal
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The Veg Samosa Pinwheel is an attempt to repackage the ever-popular samosa in a new form, which is handy and delightful, ideal to serve as a starter at parties .
A filling of potatoes and green peas, perked up with spice powders, just like the samosa filling, is applied on a plain flour chapati, rolled up like a Swiss roll and sliced.
These dainty pinwheels are then deep-fried to get an attractive snack, which looks and tastes great. It tastes pretty much like a samosa but has an attractive form that reveals the contents, thereby making the diners all the more eager to grab a bite! Serve this with ketchup and green chutney.
Try other pinwheel recipes like Vanilla and Chocolate Pinwheels and Pinwheel Sandwiches .
- Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl, mix well and knead into a stiff dough using enough water.
- Divide the dough into 3 equal portions.
- Roll a portion of the dough into a 225 mm. (9”) diameter circle using little plain flour for rolling.
- Spread ½ cup of the prepared stuffing evenly over it, leaving ½ inch from the circumference of the circle.
- Roll it from one end to another end like a swiss roll and seal well.
- Cut the roll into 9 equal pieces using a sharp knife.
- Take each piece and press it very lightly to flatten it.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, dip each pinwheels in the prepared plain flour-water mixture and deep-fry, a few at a time on a medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides.
- Repeat steps 2 to 7 to make 18 more pieces.
- Serve immediately with tomato ketchup and green chutney.
Nutrient values per pinwheel
|Vitamin A||35.7 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.2 mg|
|Vitamin C||1.5 mg|
|Folic Acid||1.2 mcg|
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