Friday, July 4, 2014

Punjabi Samosa / Punjabi Aloo Samosa پنجابی سموسہ

Punajbi Samosa with Aloo filling is one of the most popular snack in Pakistan. It is also one the the leading exported Snack Food from Pakistan to Europe, USA, Canada and Middle East.  A number of refrigerated containers are exported from Karachi port to the world in dozen boxes of frozen ready to fry Punjabi Aloo Samosa.
You can make it easily on your own at home and serve at Iftar this Ramadan.  "Ramadan Kareem "

پنجابی سموسہ
Aloo Ki Filling
For Wraping:

  • Super fine Wheat Flour/Starch (Maida)  2 cup
  • Salt 1/4 teaspoon
  • Cumin seed 1/4 teaspoon
  • Kalonji 1/4 teaspoon
  • Baking Soda 1/4 teaspoon

For Filling:

  • Boiled Potatoes mashed 6-8
  • Oil 2 tablespoon
  • Tomatoes chopped 1
  • Onion chopped 1
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chillies Cutter 1 teaspoon
  • Red Chillies powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Haldi powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Coriander whole 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seed whole 1 teaspoon
  • Green Chillies Cutter 2
  • Anardana 2 teaspoon
  • Fresh Mint chopped  1/2 cup
  • Fresh Coriander chopped 1/2 cup

For Frying:

  • Oil


For Filling Cooking:

  • Fry onion in oil till brown.
  • Add tomatoes and spices fry for 1-2 minutes, then add mashed potatoes.
  • Fry for 2-3 minutes, then add green chillies, fresh mint and coriander leaves.
  • Mix and turn off the flame.
  • Filling for Punjabi samosa is ready.

Preparation and Frying of Punjabi  Samosa.

  • Add salt, baking soda, cumin seed and kalonji to the wheat flour and mix well.
  • Then add little water to make hard dough. 
  • Keep aside for 30 minutes in a cool and dry place.
  • Now Make plum size dough balls from the prepared dough.
  • Take a dough ball flat it in a round shape 5-6 inch in diameter with the help of roller pin and board.
  • Cut it into two half.
  • Place a little quantity of filling on each half, then wrap one side on another and seal with the help of water or thin dough.
  • Make more samosa in the same way.
  • Now heat oil in a Karahi/Woke and fry prepared samosa in portion of 2 or 3.
  • Delicious Punjabi Samosa are ready.
  • Serve with Imli Chutney or Mint Coriander Raita.