Samosas

These crispy, potato-filled triangles are excellent alone or served with mango chutney for a dipping sauce.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 30 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ¼ tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1 cup diced frozen potatoes
  • ¼ cup frozen peas
  • 1 tsp. ground paprika
  • ¼ tsp. curry powder
  • ¼ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. ground coriander
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. lemon pepper
  • 18 wonton wrappers
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 3 cups vegetable oil

Directions

  • Bring 3 cups water to a simmer and add the turmeric. Cook the potatoes in the liquid for 5 minutes, strain them, and lay them out in one layer to cool.
  • In a bowl, combine the cooled potatoes, frozen peas, paprika, curry powder, cumin, coriander, salt, and lemon pepper to make filling.
  • Lay the wonton wrappers flat on a work surface. Put 1 tablespoon of the filling in the middle of each wrapper. Brush the edges of the wrapper with egg.
  • Fold each wrapper over, corner to corner, to make a triangle encasing the filling. Press down on the outer edges with your fingers to seal.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a deep fryer or heavy pot to 365°F. Fry samosas in batches until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ¼ tsp. ground turmeric
  • 1 cup diced frozen potatoes
  • ¼ cup frozen peas
  • 1 tsp. ground paprika
  • ¼ tsp. curry powder
  • ¼ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. ground coriander
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. lemon pepper
  • 18 wonton wrappers
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 3 cups vegetable oil

Directions

  • Bring 3 cups water to a simmer and add the turmeric. Cook the potatoes in the liquid for 5 minutes, strain them, and lay them out in one layer to cool.
  • In a bowl, combine the cooled potatoes, frozen peas, paprika, curry powder, cumin, coriander, salt, and lemon pepper to make filling.
  • Lay the wonton wrappers flat on a work surface. Put 1 tablespoon of the filling in the middle of each wrapper. Brush the edges of the wrapper with egg.
  • Fold each wrapper over, corner to corner, to make a triangle encasing the filling. Press down on the outer edges with your fingers to seal.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a deep fryer or heavy pot to 365°F. Fry samosas in batches until golden brown. Drain on paper towels and serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol35mg
Sodium390mg
Total Carbohydrate16g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars1g
Protein4g