Baked vegan samosa

Samosa is a deep fried snack, which is made from flour pastry with a filling of spiced potatoes, onions and peas. It is a common snack from south Asia and you will find various varieties to it.Spicy potatoes filling in by-lanes of Delhi or minced meat filled pockets in Bengal to dry fruit filled samosas in Mathura.

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Though it is very tasty but not that healthy as it is generally deep fried. The below recipe is a healthy take on this famous recipe. This has been baked with minimal oil and also contains healthier ingredients such as whole wheat flour in the pastry and broccoli, carrots and peas in the filling.Make these in advance for any party and bake them just before serving. When raw, they can be stored in deep freezer for a longer duration of time.

baked vegan samosa
Serves 4
A simple and healthy recipe for the evergreen samosa
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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr
Ingredients
  1. Samosa pastry
  2. ½ cup whole wheat flour
  3. ½ cup all-purpose flour
  4. ½ cup water
  5. 2 tablespoon oil
  6. 1 tsp caraway/ajwain seeds
  7. 1/4 tsp. baking soda
  8. 1 tbsp. semolina
  9. salt to taste
  10. Stuffing
  11. 2 cup boiled veggies (broccoli, carrots, and peas)
  12. 1 tablespoon oil
  13. ½ teaspoon garam masala or curry powder
  14. ¼ teaspoon dry mango powder or 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  15. salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Stuffing
  2. Heat oil in pan, add the boiled veggies.
  3. Sauté for 5 minutes, add spices, salt and pepper
  4. Samosa
  5. Knead the dough with flour, oil (2 tablespoon),baking soda,caraway seeds,semolina, water and salt.
  6. Add extra flour as needed to keep from sticking to hands and board
  7. Place the dough in a well-oiled vessel and cover with a cloth/plastic wrap for 15 minutes.
  8. Take a small portion of it and roll the dough into small round shape.
  9. Cut it in 2 equal halves, make a cone by sticking the edges with water
  10. Fill the stuffing and close the cone with water.Seal the edges with a fork
  11. Line up the samosa in a baking tray.
  12. Brush the samosa with oil and bake at 180 C (or 360 F) for 15 minutes.
  13. Brush again with oil and bake further for 10 minutes
  14. Allow to cool on rack. Serve warm
Notes
  1. Make samosa of any shape you like.
  2. Traditionally, the stuffing consists of potatoes, you make choose to add boiled potatoes to the mix vegetables
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