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The rainy season is about to start, and we Indians are fond of making rainy special food to enjoy a meal with rain. Kids are also demanding for samosa, but outside food is not a good option in this season. So here is the rainy special samosa recipe for you. Many of you might follow Jainism, so for them, you can replace the potato with unripe banana and do not use onion, garlic, ginger. Yet by following this recipe, you can make crispy veg samosa at home.
How to make a crispy samosa? How can we make it easier? No worry, we are presenting you the best recipe and easiest one to make the best crispy samosa here.
It is a special fried pastry that is filled with hot potatoes, onions, and some dry fruits for some special samosa. It is of different forms like triangle, rectangular, or half-moon shapes. It is generally served with green chutney or red chutney. Samosa is a delicious dish as if you have not yet tried it. It can be eaten at the time of breakfast either with the tea or with some cold drinks.
The recipe for making crispy veg samosa is as follows:
- Refined Flour – 2 cups
- Clarified Butter or Ghee – 1/4 cup (60 grams)
- Salt – half tablespoon you can put as per your taste.
- For stuffing, you need the following:
- Potatoes – 400 grams or more if needed
- Green Peas – 1/2 cup as per your need
- Cashews – 9 -12 as per your need
- Raisins – 24 -30
- Green Chili – 1-2 chopped
- Ginger – 1 long piece
- Coriander Leaves – 2 tablespoons chopped
- Coriander Powder – 1 tablespoon
- Garam Masala – 1/4 teaspoon
- Mango Powder – 1/2 tablespoon
- Edible Oil – As per your requirement
First, you need to boil the potatoes, then put salt into the flour and with some hot water mix well the flour and set aside for 10-15 minutes.
- Peel the boiled potatoes. Jains can use unripe banana instead of potatoes, and finely chop them by hand.
- Heat a pan, add one teaspoon of oil, mix ginger, green chili, and green peas in hot oil, mix, cover, and let it cook for 2 minutes. (Jains do not add onion, garlic or ginger) the green peas will become slightly soft.
- Add the broken potatoes then add some salt as per your taste, the green chilies, green coriander, coriander powder, garam masala, raisins, and cashews, or you can also add some cheese into it and mix until well combined.
- Make 10-12 equal size balls from the dough. From a puri ball, roll it into a circle of about 8 – 10 inches in diameter. The whole puri must be slightly thick.
- Cut the rolled puri into equal parts by using a knife. Fold one portion into a triangle cone-shaped.
- Now put the puri in the pan obviously with some oil in it then boil until it becomes brown.
- Take out the samosa with tissue paper and put in a plate and serve it with green chutney or tomato ketchup whatever suitable to you.
You can put the small pieces of Cheese into it or some fruit like Pomegranate. And if you are Jain, you can replace the unripe banana with potatoes.