Onion samosa recipe
Simple Onion stuffed pastry sheets
For making Pastry sheets
- 1 cup wheat flour
- 1/2 cup maida
- salt to taste
- 1 tbsp oil
- 1/8 cup oil
- 4 large onions - sliced
- salt to taste
- 1/8 tsp turmeric powder
- 1/2 tsp chilli powder
- 1/2 tsp coriander powder
- 1/2 tsp cumin powder
- 1/8 tsp garam masala
- 1 pinch chaat masala
For making maida paste
- 2 tbsp maida
- water - to make it a thick paste
For making sheets
Mix in the wheat flour, maida, salt and oil in a bowl. Start kneading it to a smooth soft dough adding water.
close it with a damp cloth and rest it for 30 minutes.
After 30 minutes, work the dough again and cut equal portions of it.
Work each portion to a ball and dust enough to spread it out to a thin elongated disc
Cut a rectangle of it. prepare all the balls to sheets the same way.
For the onion filling
Heat oil and fry the sliced onions with salt until transparent.
Add turmeric, chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala and chaat masala.
Fry until raw smell leaves. Onion filling is ready.
To stuff the filling onto the sheets
Fold the sheet thrice from one corner to other and vice versa to make it a triangle. Watch the video for better idea.
Fill in the onion masala into it.
Apply maida paste on the corners of the remaining sheet.
fold it gently and secure all the ends by pressing it once.
Deep fry samosas
Prepare all the samosas by filling onion masala.
Heat oil in a kadai and when it is hot, put the samosas in. 3-4 at a time depending upon the kadai size.
Turn sides often and Deep fry until golden brown.
Take it out and serve hot !