Monday, April 4, 2016

Money Bag Samosa | Potli Samosa

Money Bag Samosa | Potli Samosa

A samosa or samoosa is a fried or baked dish with a savoury filling, such as spiced potatoes, onions, peas, lentils, macaroni, noodles, and/or minced meat (lamb, beef or chicken). This money bag is stuffed with (not pennies :p) savory filling consisting of potatoes, carrot, onion, spice powder. It looks as well as tastes so great.. It's definitely a crowd pleaser dish :)

Step 1: Ingredients

Ingredients for dough

1 cup all purpose flour
2 tbsp oil
1/4 tsp Salt
1 tsp sesame seeds (optional)
1/2 to 3/4 cup of lukewarm water

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Ingredients for filling
1 large potato or 2 medium size potato, boiled and mashed
1 medium size onion, chopped
1/4 cup carrot, shredded 
1 tsp garlic, chopped
1 tbsp fennel seed
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp oil
Salt to taste 

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Some APF for dusting 
7 to 8 no of spring onion , cut it like thread to tie the money bag
Oil for deep frying

Step 2: Dough preparation

Samosa

Take all dry ingredients in a bowl, combine all together.

Add oil and half cup of water and mix until it attain dough consistency. Add little water if i'ts dry. If It is sticky, add some flour.

cling wrap the dough and let it sit until usage.

Step 3: Filling preparation

Samosa

Take mashed boiled potatoes in medium bowl.

Add chilli, turmeric powder and salt. Mix until incorporated.

Heat oil in pan on medium flame. Add garlic, fennel seeds and saute for 15 sec.

Add onion and carrot. Saute until it turned to soft.

Add potato mixture and mix well. Close the lid and cook for 5 minutes over low flame.

Turn off the flame. Let it cool for sometime.

Step 4: Making money bag samosas

Samosa

Take the dough and divide it into 8 equal portions.

Dust the floor with some All Purpose flour. Take one portion and roll it into thin disc using rolling pin.

Spoon some fillings in the center of rolled dough. gather the edges and tie with spring onion thread.

Repeat the same process for rest of the dough.

Step 5: Frying samosas

Samosa

Heat oil for deep frying over medium flame. Once the oil is heated, carefully drop the money bag into the oil.

Fry until it turn to golden brown color in all sides. Drain excess oil using paper tissue.

Serve them with Mint chutney or Ketchup.

Money Bag Samosa | Potli Samosa

4 comments:

  1. Amazing and easy to make dish awesome and tasty snacking.

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  2. Perfect and crispy samosa's...looks beautiful!!!

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  3. Wow! looks tasty. I'm going to try it :)

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  4. What else can I use to replace the fennel seed?

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