Mini Corn Samosa

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A quick and easy samosa recipe, that can be enjoyed as an evening snack with tea.

Ingredients

  • For the batter
    • 1/2 cup all purpose flour or maida
    • 1/2 cup corn flour
    • 1/8 cup wheat flour
    • 2 tsp oil
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • Water, as needed to make the dough
  • For the filling
    • 1 cup corn kernels, chopped red peppers, chopped green peppers and chopped onion (Note: The entire mixture combined should be 1 cup)
    • 2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
    • 2 tbsp coconut, grated
    • 1 tbsp green chily – ginger paste
    • Salt and sugar to taste
    • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Method

For the batter

Mix all the ingredients and knead well to make a soft dough. Cover the dough with a moist cloth and keep aside for 10 minutes.

For the filling

Crush the corn, onion, red and green pepper mixture either in a food processor or by hand. Make sure that you do not blend it fine. The mixture should be coarse.

Combine this mixture with the coconut, green chilly – ginger paste, salt, sugar and lemon juice.

Shaping the samosa

Divide the filling into 20 equal portions.

Divide the batter into 10 balls. Roll each ball into a small round. Cut it into two semi circles. Fold each semi circle into a cone.

Place the filling into the cone and stick the edges to make mini samosa

Finally, frying the samosas

Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the corn mini samosas. Turn each side while frying till each side turns crisp and has a golden color.

Serve hot with tomato ketchup or green chutney and enjoy :).

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