Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosas at Home


Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosas at Home

Punjabi Samosa Recipe that is perfectly crisp with a delicious stuffing inside. Learn to make these yummy samosas at home with this simple step by step recipe with pictures. Samosas are a popular savory snack all over India. In Mumbai you can find a samosawala on every nook and corner of the city. If you are craving to have a Samosa for snacks then do check out this recipe.


    What is a Samosa?

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    If you are wondering what is a Samosa? then, let me tell you that it is one of the most popular snacks in India. A samosa is a deep fried pastry stuffed with spiced potatoes. These savory snacks are mostly stuffed with spiced potatoes but you can stuff it with any kind of filling you like. During the season of Ramadan you will find many hawkers selling Kheema stuffed samosas as well which are quite delicious. Making Samosa's at home is very easy by following the below recipe step by step. Follow this amazing and easy recipe with step by step photos to prepare Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosas at Home.


    Ingredients to make Punjabi Samosa Recipe :

    For Dough :

    ¼ kg all-purpose flour (maida)

    ¼ cup oil or melted ghee

    ½ cup water 

    ¾ teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain)

    ¾ teaspoon salt


    For Stuffing :

    4 medium sized potatoes

    1 tablespoon oil or ghee

    1 tablespoon minced ginger

    1 chopped green chili

    ¼ cup finely chopped coriander leaves

    ¾ teaspoon cumin seeds


    Spices -

    ½ teaspoon amchur or chaat masala

    ¾ to 1 teaspoon garam masala

    ¾ teaspoon red chilli powder

    ½ teaspoon cumin powder

    salt as per taste


    Pre Prep to Make Samosas

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home

    Step 1 - 

    Boil 4 potatoes in a pot or a cooker with enough water. Make sure to not over cook them.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home

    Step 2 - 

    Once the potatoes are boiled, set them a side to cool down. 

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 3 - 

    Peel and Crumble the boil potatoes or if you like a mushy filling you can also choose to mash them.


    How to Make Samosa Dough?

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 1 - 

    In a large mixing bowl take the flour and to it add the carom seeds, salt and oil.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home

    Step 2 -  

    Mix all ingredients well with the flour, it should have a crumbly texture.


    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 3 - 

    Now slowly start adding water and kneading the dough to form a ball. Keep adding water to get a smooth texture. I added half a cup of water to kneed the dough.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home

    Step 4 -

    The kneaded dough should be firm and not sticky. Now cover the dough ball and let it rest for 30 minutes and your Samosa dough will be ready for use.


    How to make potato filling for Punjabi Samosa?

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 1 - 

    In a kadai or pan heat a tablespoon of oil or ghee and to it add the cumin seeds.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 2 - 

    Once the cumin seeds start to crackle add the minced ginger and chopped chilies and fry them for a minute.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 3 -

    Now add all the ingredients mentioned under spices and fry it for 30 seconds.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 4 - 

    Now Add the crumbled potatoes to the spice mixture and mix it well till all the potatoes are covered with the spice mix.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 5 -

    Saute the potato mix for 3 minutes so that the potatoes blend with spices.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 6 - 

    Add finely chopped coriander leaves and give it a final mix and take it off the flame to cool down.


    How to make Samosa?

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 1 -

    Take the kneaded dough and divide it into 4 small balls.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 2 -

    Apply some oil on the rolling board and roll the dough into an oval shape. Make sure to keep it slightly thick and not very thin.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 3 - 

    cut the rolled dough into two halves.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 4 - 

    Once you have rolled and cut all 4 dough balls. take some water and apply it with your finger tips on the edges of the cut pieces.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 5 - 

    Now join the edges of the cut dough piece to form a cone and stick the edges overlapping each other.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 6 -

    Add the potato filling in the cone and seal the cone using a little water. Make sure the samosa is sealed well.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    How to Fry a Samosa?

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 1 -

    Heat oil in a kadai for deep frying the Samosas.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 2 -

    Once the oil is medium hot, add the samosas to the kadai.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 3 -

    Let the Samosas fry till they become golden brown.

    Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosa at Home


    Step 4 - 

    Once the Samosas are fried you can remove them on a kitchen tissue to get rid of any excess oil.

    Hope you'll have liked this step by step recipe for preparing Punjabi Samosa Recipe at Home. If you'll have tried this easy Punjabi Samosa Recipe | How to Make Indian Punjabi Samosas at Home and you'll love it don't forget to leave a rating for this recipe, as this will help other food lovers to also enjoy this amazing appetizer.

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