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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Samosa - (with Sprouted Moongdal Masala)

Samosa is a well known evening snack item in India.It can be told as 'Refined flour fried Dumplings'.This Samosa is done - stuffing sprouted Moongdal masala inside(instead of the normal greenpeas-potato masala).Sprouted Moongdal can be an added nutritive supplement to the growing kids if done appetizingly as a good teatime snack or included in daily meal.U can add a handful of chopped  Spinach in step 3 and do this masala.This serves 4 nos.U can make 6-7 Samosas with this measurement.This masala can be used as sidedish for steamed rice with Dhal fry or Rasam and Curd.Enjoy Cooking at home.Enjoy Ur teatime.Bon Appetit!.

Sprouted Moongdal Samosa


1 cup Maida or Refined Flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp butter(optional)
lukewarm water
1/4 tsp baking powder
300 ml refined oil

For the Stuffing Masala:

100 gm sprouted green moongdal - cleaned and soaked for 15 mins
1/4 tsp chilli powder
a pinch of turmeric powder
1/2 ginger- garlic paste
1/2 tsp saunf seeds
1/2 tsp garam masala
few coriander leaves
1/4 tsp salt
2 tsp refined oil
50 ml water


1.Heat 2 tsp oil adding mustard seeds,saunf seeds,chopped onions,ginger garlic paste,coriander leaves in a
microwave-safe bowl for 2 mins on high and take it out when done,mix and M/W this on high for a min more.
2.Add soaked sprouted moongdal,garam masala,chilli powder and turmeric powder(or subji masala) and salt.Mix this with sprouted green moongdal.Microwave this on high with 50 ml water for 3-4 mins.
3.Now,add the chopped coriander leaves and M/W for a min more or till it becomes dry.Keep this aside.
4.Mix the flour with salt,butter and lukewarm water.
5.Spread the flour to the size of small puri and stuff 2 tsp sprouted moongdal masala and fold it to the size of
triangle and seal the edges.Do 5-6 more Samosa spreads and stuff the Masala inside.
6.Heat oil in a kadai and deep-fry till both sides are done little brown - for atleast 4-5 mins on medium flame.


If U Use less than 400 ml oil for deep frying, this Samosa,it may fold  awkwardly while being deep-fried.U can deep-fry  it one by one also.

Submitting this recipe post to CWS - Moongdal  Event hosted by Priya's Easy and Tasty Recipes.


Sobha Shyam said...

wonderful samosas with a different twist, filling is so healthy and delicious..lovely recipe dear..

Julie said...

delicious recipe,dear..yummy filling !!
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Mehjabeen Arif said...

Looks very yummy..
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Hyma said...

samosas look crisp and fresh! hv never attempted these snacks...good job

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Thanks a lot Shoba,Julie,Jabeen and Hyma.I'm delighted to hear from U friends.Thanks again for dropping in.

Prathima Rao said...

Healthy & tasty samosas!!!!
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LeoPaw said...

Samosas! I juz love them.This one is a new recipe. Must try it.

There is some issue with the blog template that causes strain when we read. Please consider modifying it. Just a suggestion.

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Thanks lot for dropping in Leopaw and for the suggestion 2.

Aakriti said...

why dont u just publish a cook cook of urs...ur recipes are so simple and good looking:):)