Crispy samosa recipe

Crispy samosa recipe step by step pictures? Learn this easy Punjabi style vegetarian recipe with spicy potato filling and crispy crust. Great to be served with chutney or dip. A super perfect tea time snack.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 1339kcal
Author Sujatha Muralidhar



  • 1 Cup All Purpose Flour / maida
  • 1 tsp Carom seeds / Ajwain
  • 1 tsp Black Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or as required
  • 4 tbsp Cooking Oil

Ingredients For Stuffing:

  • 2 Potatoes
  • 1/2 Cup Green Peas
  • 1 tsp Black Cumin Seeds
  • 2 tsp Coriander seeds Crushed
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Cooking Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or as required
  • 2 Cups cooking oil for frying


  • Combine thoroughly maida, cumin seeds, ajwain, cooking oil, salt. 
  • Then add water little at a time and make smooth dough.
  • Cover the dough with air tight lid. Allow it to rest for one hour.
  • Prepare the filling for samosa in the meantime.
  • Heat oil in the pan add cumin seeds, crushed coriander seeds, boiled potatoes, peas, chili Powder, coriander powdre, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Mash the potatoes and cook until it becomes thick. Allow to cool to the room temperature.
  • Then make them into small sized balls.
  • After one hour, divide the dough into equal portions. Roll out each portion to a thin, flat circles.
  • Use knife and divide the flat circle into two equal parts. And fold it like a cone.
  • Then add potato ball to the cone and stuff it.
  • Press and seal the sides.
  • Repeat the same process with the remaining dough and filling.
  • In medium to slow flame, deep fry the samosas until the crust becomes crispy.
  • Serve samosa hot along with ketchup or chutney



Calories: 1339kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 129g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Sodium: 607mg | Potassium: 560mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 19.4mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 6.2mg