Monday, December 11, 2017
Gateway to Sikhism


Ingredients Amount
Oil 2 tbsp
Small Onion, finely chopped 1
Clove Garlic, crushed 1-2
Cumin 1 tsp
Chili Flakes 1/2-1 tsp
Curry Powder 1 tbsp
Lentils 1 cup
Large potato, finely chopped 1
Fresh or frozen peas 1 cup
Water 1 cup
Flour 1 tbsp
Water, extra 1/4 cup
All-purpose flour 3 cups
Oil 3 tbsp
Warm water 1 cup


  • In a skillet, over medium heat, add canola oil, onion, garlic, curry powder, cumin, chili flakes, cook 1 minute, stirring.
  • Add lentils, cook, and continue stirring for 2 minutes; add potatoes, peas, and water, bring to the boil, reduce heat, and simmer, covered 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  • Blend flour with second water, add to mixture, and stir until mixture boils and thickens.
  • To make pastry, sift flour into bowl, stir in canola oil, and add cumin, gradually stir in enough water to mix to form dough.
  • Knead on lightly floured surface for about 5 minutes or until smooth. Cover, let stand 10 minutes. Divide pastry in half, roll each half to 1/8 inch (3 mm) thickness. Cut into rounds/squares using 3.5 inches (9 cm) cutter.
  • Place 1 tsp (5 mL) of filling into centre of each round, brush edges of pastry lightly with water and fold in half. Press edges together with thumb and finger.
  • Repeat with remaining pastry and filling. Deep fry samosas a few at a time until golden brown (about one to two minute); drain on paper towel.


Serve with cilantro or mint chutney will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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