Saturday, August 13, 2011

Samosa Chaat

Samosa chaat is another famous tea time snack. Samosas are thich or thin crispy shells triangular shells which contain in it potato's, chicken's or vegetable's mixture. These are made with all purpose flour (maida) and are fried deep in oil. Thus, samosas are not good for those who are told to prevent oily things by the doctor. There are many variations of samosas and samosa chaat is one of them. This easy to make delicious chaat is good to add freshness and taste in the tea parties.


Samosa Dough:
  • Two cups of flour (maida)
  • Quarter teaspoon of carom seeds (ajwain)
  • Half teaspoon of salt
  • Two tablespoons Ghee
  • Water to knead
Preparation Process:
Add all the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix them well with hands. Knead the flour in a smooth dough form. Cover it and let it rest for thirty minutes.

Ingredients: Samosa Filling:
  • Two boiled and mashed potatoes
  • 2 chopped green chilies (hari mirch)
  • Half bunch of fresh coriander leaves (chopped)
  • Quarter teaspoon of salt
  • Half teaspoon of chaat masala
  • Half teaspoon of red chilli powder (lal mirch powder)
  • Oil for deep frying
Preparation Process:
Mix every thing well in the boiled potatoes. Make balls of the dough and roll them oblong and cut them from the centre. Fill in the potato mixture and fold it in triangular shape and seal the edges by greasing them with beaten egg. Fry in the hot oil until they turn out golden brown.

Ingredients for samosa chaat:
  • Two Samosas
  • Half cup boiled chickpeas
  • Half cup beaten yogurt
  • Half teaspoon Chaat masala
  • Onions (chopped) as much you like
  • Coriander leaves as much you like
  • Four tablespoons of tamarind (imli) chutney
  • Sev as much you like
Preparation Process:
Take a serving dish. Spread samosas at first and crack them a bit. Pour yogurt over it. Then add chickpeas, chat masala, onions coriander leaves, tamarind chutney. Garnish with sev and serve!

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