Samosa is the most popular healthy finger food of Indian cuisine, prepared with whole wheat Chakki fresh Atta, a triangular or flatentrée, and a crispy, crusty, savory Fried fast food starter. Stuffed with mashed and boiled potatoes, onions, peas, and lentils, with flavorful and exotic spices and curried vegetables or minced meat accompanied with mint chutney. Sweet samosas contain no fillings that are simply dipped in thick sugar syrup. Samosa as an appetizer strikes the balance between calorie, fats and nutritional value.
Samosa health facts
- Good vegetables.
- No preservatives.
- Fewer calories.
- Less synthetic.
- Less salt intake.
Chakki fresh Atta has more nutritious esteem than others rich in fiber and iron, the presence of Vitamin B & E enhances oxygen dissemination in the body, foods prepared with them makes you more active and energetic.
- Longer shelf life.
- Higher nutritional value.
- Easy for digestion.
- Rich taste.
Vegetable samosa recipe:
- Course: Starter
- Cuisine: Indian
- Preparation time: 10mins
- Cook time: 30mins
- Total time: 40mins
- 1/2 cupChakki fresh Atta flour.
- 1/2 tbsp. Sooji.
- 1/4 tbsp. Salt.
- 2 tbsp. Vegetable oil.
- Lukewarm water as needed.
- 3 -4 Boiled, peeled, and mashed potatoes.
- 1/2 tbsp. Cumin seeds.
- 1 tbsp chopped green chilies.
- 2 chopped onions.
- 1/2 cup green peas.
- 2 tomatoes.
- Traditional spices.
- 1 tbsp. coriander powder.
- 1/4 tbsp. Garam masala.
- 1/2 tbsp. mango powder.
- 2 tbsp. vegetable oil.
- Curry and coriander leaves or mint.
- Mix Chakkifresh Atta, Sooji, Salt, Oil together to make a soft dough.
- Add water as needed.
- Knead for 2-3minutes.
- Set the dough aside covered with a damp cloth for 15 minutes.
Making the filling
- Heat oil in a pan on medium heat.
- Add cumin seeds, green chilies, coriander powder.
- Stir for a few seconds.
- Add chopped onion, tomatoes and spices.
- Add curry leaves and mint.
- Add green peas turn heat to medium.
- Add mashed potatoes and stir fry for 3-4mins.
- Add garam masala, amchur and salt.
- Keep it aside to cool to room temperature.
- With 2tbsp. of water and 1tbsp. of Atta make a paste and keep it aside.
- Knead the dough
- Divide the dough into 4 equal parts and make balls
- Roll each ball into 6-inch diameter circles
- Cut each circle into half
- Spread the paste lightly along the edge of one semi-circle
- Fold it into a cone shape
- Fill the cone with the filling prepared
- Now close the top of the cone into a triangle shape
- Heat oil in a frying pan on medium heat
- Place the samosas in oil
- Turn them slowly when it starts to float
- Fry until it turns golden brown
- Serve it hot with mint chutney