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Moong Dal Mini Samosa

Moong Dal Mini Samosas are perfect little bites for the festive season. The addition of a few spices, add to the flavors of this quick samosa and makes your guests lick their fingers!

Moong Dal Mini Samosa

 

Ingredients:

For Samosa Dough

  • 1 ¼ Cup Maida
  • ¼ Cup Ghee
  • Salt to Taste
  • 2 tsp Ajwain
  • ½ Cup Lukewarm Water

For Moong Dal Filling:

  • ½ Cup Moong Dal Namkeen
  • 1 tsp Asafoetida
  • 2 tsp Cumin
  • 2 tsp Coriander
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli
  • 2 tsp Mango Powder
  • 2 tsp Fennel
  • 2 tsp Pomegranate Seed
  • 2 tsp Chaat Masala
  • Oil
  • 2 tsp Corn Flour/ Maida

 

 

Method:

To Make Samosa Dough

  • Mix flour, oil and water and knead in BOSS Food Processor with a dough attachment to make smooth and firm dough. Cover it with a moist muslin cloth and keep aside for half an hour to rest.

To Prepare the Filling

  • Next, dry roast all the masalas that will be used for the filling in a pan on medium. Mix them with the crushed namkeen, adjust the salt and seasoning as per taste and keep aside.

To Fill the Samosas

  • Heat the cooking oil in a wok on medium heat for deep frying.
  • Shape the dough into many small sized balls. Roll each dough ball into small circular shapes.
  • Cut each circular shape into 2 equal parts with a knife in the shape of a half moon.
  • Take one of those half circular dough piece, and stick the corners with the help of water and the corn flour mix, forming a cone shape. Fill this cone with 1 teaspoon of the moong dal filling.
  • After filling the cone with the mixture, apply the corn flour mix again to the exposed edges and seal both the corners together by gently pressing them with the fingers.
  • Repeat the same procedure for the remaining dough.
  • Fry them on medium flame till they turn golden brown in colour.
  • Place the fried Samosas on an oil absorbent paper and serve hot with chutney!

 

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