Normally known as Samosa or ”Samoosa” in our local terms. A Samosa is basically a fried dough or baked pastry with savoury fillings of your choice.
- 1 Cup Flour
- 1/2 Cup Water
- 2 Cups Of Cheese (Grated)
- 2 Cups Sweet Corn
- In a large bowl combine flour with a pinch of salt for the dough along with water and knead until a soft dough is obtained
- Then divide the dough and roll them into a small balls
- Do a mixture of flour and oil
- Roll one dough flat and not too thin then smear 1 small tsp of the mixture (flour + oil) all over one surface and stick the other dough to it and reserve
- Repeat process with the remaining balls
- Heat the pile of dough in a hot pan
- Let it cook for around 1-2 mins on each side
- Remove carefully and cut the sheets in rectangular strips of 20cm x 5cm with a sharp knife
- Then separate the layers one by one
- Mix cheese with corn
- On a flat surface,start by laying the sheet and forming into small triangular shape.
- Fill in your triangle with 1 tsp of the sweet corn and cheese mixture.
- Lift first triangle up and over to form the second triangle and continue folding over until the end of the pastry strip is reached
- Seal the edges with the flour glue
- Repeat until all the samosas are done
- Fry the samosas in hot oil until light brown and crispy
- Drain the excess oil on sheets of absorbent paper
Source: Nu La Cuisine