Sunday Recipe: ‘Samosa with a twist’

Samosa without potatoes? What! That frown on your face is sure to change into a wide and contented smile once you taste this Hariyali Samosa. This is also known as patti samosa is perfect for a rainy evening with family.  Prepare it and you will be amazed by the texture and flavour of this ‘samosa with a twist’!


  • 7 samosa pattis
  • 2 tbsp plain flour (maida) dissolved with 2 tbsp water
  • oil for deep-frying

For The Filling

  • 1/2 cup boiled and crushed green peas
  • 1 cup finely chopped and boiled french beans
  • 2 tbsp beaten rice (poha) , washed and drained
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp carom seeds (ajwain)
  • 2 tsp green chilli paste
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt to taste

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For Serving

Sweet chutney


  1. Place a samosa patti on a clean, dry surface and fold the right bottom corner of the samosa patti on the opposite side to form a triangle.
  2. Fold the entire triangle towards its left and again fold the entire triangle diagonally on the opposite side as shown in the image.
  3. Fill a portion of the filling and seal the edges using the maida-water paste so that the filling does not spill out as shown in the image.

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  4. Repeat steps 1 to 3 to make 6 more samosas.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick kadhai and deep-fry a few samosas, at a time on a slow flame, till they turn golden brown in colour from all the sides. Drain on an absorbent paper.
  6. Serve hot with sweet chutney.


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