Vegetable Samosas Recipe For Easter Day 2024

No Indian feast would be complete without these crispy pyramid-shaped pastries. 

  – 500g (about 3) sebago (brushed) potatoes, peeled – 20g ghee – 1 long fresh green chilli, deseeded, finely chopped – 2 tsp cumin seed – 2 tsp black mustard seed – 1 tsp turmeric – 1/4 tsp chilli powder – 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice – 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander – 4 sheets (25 x 25cm) ready-rolled frozen puff pastry, just thawed – Vegetable oil, to deep fry


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   – 2 fresh long green chillies, deseeded, coarsely chopped – 1/3 cup chopped fresh mint – 1/3 cup chopped fresh coriander – 130g (1/2 cup) Greek Style Yoghurt – 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice

Fresh green chutney

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Step 1

Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil. Add the potatoes and cook for 20 minutes or until tender. Drain. Coarsely chop.  


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Step 2

Medium-high ghee. Fry potato, green chilli, cumin, mustard, turmeric, and chilli powder for 3-5 minutes till fragrant. Add lemon juice and whisk 1-2 minutes. Remove from heat and cool 30 minutes. Stir in coriander.  

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Step 3

11cm circular cutter cuts 16 pastry disks. Disks cut in half make semi-circles. Place two teaspoons potato mixture in pastry center. Fold the crust over the filling to form a triangle. Fork-seal pastry edges.  

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Step 4

Process the chilli, mint, and coriander in a mini food processor until finely chopped to form the fresh green chutney. Add yoghurt and lemon juice and mix.  

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Step 5

Fill a medium pot with 3cm of oil. A bread cube will turn golden in 20 seconds when the oil is at 170°C over medium-high heat. Carefully add 2-3 samosas and heat until golden brown, 2-3 minutes per side.  

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Step 6

Place the samosas on a serving plate and serve with the fresh green chutney. 

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