Spicy Potato Samosa

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Spicy Potato Samosa

Samosa is the quintessential Indian snack and one of the most popular street foods in the country. Samosas are basically pockets of dough which are stuffed with a savoury filling and deep fried resulting in a crisp shell which is delicately rich and flaky.

Samosa is one of the popular snacks of North India and there are several variations of this snack across the country. The filling inside the Samosa varies, but a tangy and spicy Aloo (Potato) mixture is the most common.

Aloo Samosas are made from a dough made of All Purpose Flour (Maida) stuffed with a spicy potato and peas filling which is then deep fried to give a golden, crisp and flaky shell. Samosa is times take as a snack along with tea and thus it is common item ate small gatherings and parties. This recipe is not only a common street food but is also made at home as a snack and many times during festivals.

Aloo Samosas taste best when they are eaten hot. These Samosa are fabulous when eaten alone or served with fresh Indian chutney, such as Mint Chutney, Coriander Chutney or Tamarind Chutney or a mix of these. Samosas can also be had in form of a Chaat where they are served with Yogurt, chutneys, chopped onions, coriander, and a generous dose of Chaat Masala.


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