RECIPE

Ramadhan recipe: Easy potato and peas samosa at home

Depending on the region, samosas may take different forms, including triangular, cone, or half-moon shapes.

In Summary

•Depending on the region, samosas may take different forms, including triangular, cone, or half-moon shapes.

•Between Ndengu, Beef, peas or potato samosa, which one do you like?

Potato Samosa
Potato Samosa
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Samosa is a fried or baked pastry with a savory filling, that includes ingredients such as meat, chicken, spiced potatoes, onions, and peas.

Depending on the region, samosas may take different forms, including triangular, cone, or half-moon shapes.

In Kenya, most samosas are triangle in shape and mostly have minced meat filling, potatoes or mashed green grams(Ndengu).

Ingredients:

  • Samosa Patti
  • Vegetable oil
  • Onion - 1 large sliced thinly
  • Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tsp
  • Black pepper
  • Garlic
  • Turmeric
  • Chili Powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
  • Potatoes - 2 large cooked, peeled, and mashed
  • Peas - ½ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar - ½ tsp
  • Coriander leaves a handful of finely chopped
  • Oil for deep frying
  • All-purpose flour
  • Water - as needed to make a paste

Preparation

Step 1

Combine the boiled potatoes and peas and mash them together in a sufuria.

Step 2

In another sufuria, over medium heat, heat a little oil. Add in the onions, garlic, ginger, black pepper, salt, turmeric, chili, garam masala, and coriander.

Step 3

Take a sheet of samosa Patti, lay it in front of you, spoon some filling in and fold it like a samosa.

Once you fold it to the end, apply the paste made with flour and water and fold it to stick it.

Step 4

Heat some oil for deep frying, drop in the samosa and fry till golden.

Step 5

Drain and set aside.

Enjoy with a hot beverage or preferred choice of cold drink