Cheesy Samosas
For making the Filling
  • Onion chopped-1
  • Green pepper, chopped-1/2
  • Canned corn, rinsed-1/2 of the can
  • Jalapeno chopped-1
  • Garlic mined- 1tsp
  • Ground cumin-1tsp
  • Ground coriander-1tsp
  • Ground black pepper-1/2 tsp
  • Cheddar cheese shredded-1/2 cup
  • Cilantro chopped-1 handful
  • Salt- to taste
  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Vegetable oil for frying
To make the Dough
  • All-purpose flour or Maida- 1.5 cups
  • Salt- ¼ tsp
  • Water- enough for kneading the flour
Making the Glue
  • All-purpose flour- 1tbsp
  • Water- little
  1. In a large skillet, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, salt and saute till translucent.
  3. Add garlic and jalapeno to this and saute for few minutes.
  4. Add green pepper and corn to this and let it cook.
  5. Now add, ground cumin, ground coriander, ground pepper and give it a stir.
  6. Add cilantro to this.
  7. Finally add the cheddar cheese and mix everything well.
  8. Turn off the flame and close it with the lid until we make the dough.
To make the Dough
  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and salt.
  2. Add water little by little and knead the flour, add only just enough water to make a soft dough.
  3. Add oil to this, combine well, wrap it and set aside for 20 minutes.
  4. After 20 minutes, make small lemon size balls out of the dough.
  5. On a floured surface roll each balls into a thin circle using rolling pins.
  6. On a flat skillet or tawa, heat the rolled dough on both sides, just for a second.
  7. Don't over heat the rolled dough, edges should be still soft.
  8. Cut the heated rounds into 2 halves.
Making the Glue
  1. Mix flour and water together and make it into a smooth paste. It shouldn't be watery.
  2. Working with 1 piece at a time, apply the above glue on half of the cut edge.
  3. Form cone shape by overlapping the cut edges.
  4. Fill the cone with 1 tbsp of veggie-cheese mixture.
  5. Apply glue on top inside edges of pastry; press to seal. Trim jagged edges. Crimp with fork if needed.
  6. In a wok or deep saucepan, heat oil to 350°F.
  7. Fry samosas in batches until golden in color about 4 minutes.
  8. Remove to paper towel–lined tray.
  9. Serve Warm with tomato ketchup or with the quick salad.
For a healthy version, use fat free cheddar cheese and bake at 350F for 20-25 minutes
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