Baked vegan samosa
Samosa is one of the best loved snacks and can be made vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian.
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For samosa pastry
to ¾ cup water
salt to taste
potato and peas
garam masala or curry powder
dry mango powder or 1 teaspoon lemon juice
ginger and chilli paste
salt and pepper to taste
Heat oil in pan,add ginger/chillies
Add the boiled veggies.
Sauté for 5 minutes, add spices, salt and pepper
Mix the flour with salt,caraway seeds(ajwain),oil & rice flour.
Knead the dough with ½ cup to ¾ cup water to get a semi hard dough.
Add extra flour as needed to keep from sticking to hands and board
Place the dough in a well-oiled vessel and cover with a cloth/plastic wrap for 15 minutes.
Take a small portion of it and roll the dough into small round shape.
Cut it in 2 equal halves, make a cone by sticking the edges with water
Fill the stuffing and close the cone with water.Seal the edges with a fork
Line up the samosa in a baking tray.
Bake the samosa in a pre-heated oven at 180 C (or 360 F) for 15 minutes(fan-forced)
Brush/Spray with oil and bake further for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown in color.
Allow to cool on rack. Serve warm.
If you want to bake with wholemeal, ensure you use half plain flour and half wholemeal.However,that pastry is a little softer.