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Samosas(Vegan )

Super Crispy Vegetable Samosas that are full of peas and potatoes and infused with just enough spices and heat. 
Course Appetiser
Cuisine African
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 12 - 16 pieces
Calories 194kcal
Author Immaculate Bites

Ingredients

Dough

  • 3 cups all purpose flour plus more as needed
  • 1-2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3- tablespoon ghee Clarified butter or oil
  • 1 1/4 cup warm water

Filling

  • ½ -3/4 pound potatoes cubed and boiled
  • 1 1/2 cup frozen peas thawed
  • ½ large onion chopped
  • ½ teaspoon pepper sauce or chili sauce
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2-3 tablespoon parsley or cilantro
  • 1/4 teaspoon
  • cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika

Instructions

Filling

  • In a medium- large skillet, add oil, onions, garlic, ginger and sauté, for about 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent any burns.
  • Then add, curry, pepper sauce and paprika, and continue stirring with a heavy wooden spoon, about 2 minutes.
  • Add boiled potato cubes, and peas. Slightly smash the potatoes and peas then thoroughly mix until ingredients are fully combined, add a little bit of water to prevent any burns. Simmer for about 2 minutes. Finally throw in cilantro, adjust the seasoning, to taste. Remove from the heat and let it cool. You may prepare this a day in advance.

Dough

  • In a large bowl, add flour and make a well then add sugar and salt. Followed by water, ghee or oil.
  • Knead to form soft and sticky dough.
  • Place dough on a heavily floured board and knead for about 5-7minutes. Continue to flour dough as needed to facilitate kneading. Be careful not to over do it. Dough should be soft, elastic and smooth.
  • On a lightly floured surface, form the dough into 16 balls.
  • Roll the dough using a lightly floured rolling pin; cut it half. Spoon a generous 1-2 tablespoons filling in the center of a half-circle; lightly moisten the dough edges with water or flour paste, using your finger. Fold the end over the filling to form a triangle, and then continue to fold up the strip in triangles, like you would a flag. Continue with remaining dough. Set samosas on tray.
  • In a large sauce pan, pour vegetable oil, until it is at least 3 inches), and place on medium heat until oil is 350 degrees.
  • When ready gently place a few samosas at a time into saucepan.
  • Fry for a few minutes until the bottom side is light brown
  • Turn over and fry for a few more minutes until the other side is light brown.
  • Use a large spoon or something like that to take it out of the oil. Repeat the process until finish. Best serve warm with this pepper sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 296mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 235IU | Vitamin C: 8.6mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 1.8mg