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Indian Cooking Recipe : Samosas

Ingredients :
½ cup maida
2 tsp ghee, melted
salt to taste

For the samosa filling :
1 cup potato, boiled and cubed
½ green peas, boiled
1 tsp jeera
2 tbsp capsicum, chopped
2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
¼ tsp hing
2 tsp amchur
1 tsp dhania-jeera powder
½ tsp garam masala
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

Other ingredients :
Oil for deep frying

Method :
For the samosa covering :
Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl. Take some water and knead into a firm dough.
Divide the dough into 6 equal parts and roll each part into 5" x 2" oval.
Keep aside.

For the samosa filling :
Heat the oil in a pan and put the jeera. When they crackle put the ginger-green chilli paste and hing.
Fry for 1 minute and also put the green peas, capsicum, potato, amchur, dhania-jeera powder, garam masala and salt.
Mix properly and mash gently.
Take out from the fire and keep it cool.
Divide into 12 equal parts and keep aside.

For the samosas :
Divide each samosa covering oval into 2 halves.
Make a cone from each part and stuff with the filling.
Use a little water to seal the edges properly.
Repeat the same procedure to make the remaining 11 samosas.
Deep fry in a hot oil on a slow heat till it turns golden brown.

Ready to serve.