•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?
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).
- Samosa Patti
- Vegetable oil
- Onion - 1 large sliced thinly
- Ginger Garlic Paste - 2 tsp
- Black pepper
- 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
Combine the boiled potatoes and peas and mash them together in a sufuria.
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.
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.
Heat some oil for deep frying, drop in the samosa and fry till golden.
Drain and set aside.
Enjoy with a hot beverage or preferred choice of cold drink