Matar Potli Samosa

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
YIELD: 1 plate
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • First, prepare the filling for this dish.
  • For this, do the following: Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add cumin seeds and allow to crackle.
  • Add greenpeas, ginger and green chilli.
  • Mix well.
  • Once the raw smell of ginger is gone and the green peas are cooked, add corriander powder, kasori methi, red chilli powder, chat masala and salt.
  • Mix well.
  • Add corriander leaves and mix well.
  • Now prepare the dough.
  • For this, put ajwain seeds, oil, flour and water in a bowl.
  • Knead well and make dough.
  • Roll lengthwise.
  • Now make small round balls out of this (like you would make for rotis/chapatis).
  • Roll out on a lightly floured board till about 6 inches in diameter.
  • Now, put 1-2 tsps.
  • of the above prepared stuffing in the center.
  • Close and give shape of a potli ('potli'is a Hindi word which means,"Small Basket").
  • Likewise, repeat for all the balls of dough.
  • Heat oil in a deep frying pan.
  • Drop potlis, gently, into the hot oil and deep fry till golden brown.
  • Remove from oil.
  • Drain on clean kitchen towels/napkins.
  • Serve hot.
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