Thursday, 17 May 2012

lazy cooks baked samosas

Hi...everyone...there is this wonderful event started by Nupur fried-to-favourite I'll keep my stories for another time...coz there is a storm brewing up..which means that soon..very soon I'm going to lose the net.Check out Nupur's page for the details...........I tried the baked samosa's out........ I agonized for days,bout how I was going to make the covering as fat free as possible....I think it worked out fine!Thanks Nupur.....I seriously would never have considered baking samosas!..........Here goes my version of the baked samosa...........the filling is -masala-potatoes....The cover/wrap is as follows
INGRDS
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp ajwain(carom seeds)
2 tsp olive oil
cold water to knead the dough..as reqd
METHOD
1.To the flour....add the salt,and ajwain...now add the oil and rub it into the mixture..try and get it to look like bread crumbs.....add the cold water and knead well..it should be a fairly tight dough.
2.Let the dough rest for 1/2 an hour(prepare the filling),then break off walnut sized pcs of dough ,roll it between your palms to get a nice n round ball .......roll out  with a rolling pin into a circle  ,cut the circle into half put the filling in and pinch the sides together.
3.Brush olive oil on a baking tray and in a preheated oven,bake at 180degC for 20 mins,then brush the samosas with a little olive oil ,flip 'em over and bake for another 20 mins.
4.Serve hot with chutney or tomato sauce.






 NOTE
After sending these to a few friends for their input..the following points are to be noted
1.The wrap should be a little thicker.
2.The oil in the wrap could go up a bit and finally
3.The ajwain could be done without......this is optional

20 comments:

  1. I am a samosas lover. Bookmarking and will try soon! Thanks for sharing. XX

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  2. Hey, those bites really dont give an impression that they are baked.. just by the look of it .. am sure they must have tasted heavenly ..

    thanks for linking to the event !! :)

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  3. They look awesome, this way I can have samosas everyday:)

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  4. ahhhh how I love samosa and these baked ones are just perfect to munch non stop.

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  5. Oh bakes ones are awesome --have to try this simran!

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  6. I too want to try baked samosa... bookmarking!!
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  7. Very delicious ,now samosas can be had guilt free :-)

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  8. Wat a guilt free samosas,feel like grabbing some.

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  9. So samosas are pretty much my favorite things ever. I love them. I have only attempted to make them once, and they were super yummy. These look equally delicious, YUM!

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  10. Now I can enjoy this delicious snack without guilt!

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  11. Yes I love my samosas baked too.
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  12. That was a nice version of baking samosas....I was little scared to bake in a microwave...so ichose onion rings for baking....Looks yummy!!!!

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  13. Baked samosas!! Interesting :)
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  14. Wow baked samosa is awesome...

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  15. Hi Simran,
    These baked samosas sound and look wonderful! Love the flavor of ajwain in it.

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  16. super yummy and guilt free samosas

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  17. Fab idea!I'm gonna try with chicken mince stuffing! I'll keep the ajwain though. Too good a way to have delicious "Sams", as we used to know them in college canteen!! LOL!

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  18. baked samosa such a healthy version. love it

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