Vegetable Samosas With Fresh Coriander Chutney Recipe For Easter Day 2024

Often used as a sandwich spread in India, coriander chutney is also a delectable dip for these samosas filled with potatoes and spices. 

  – 750ml (3 cups) vegetable oil – 1 brown onion, finely chopped – 2 garlic cloves, crushed – 1 tbsp cumin seed – 1 tbsp fresh curry leave – 2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger – 1 tsp black mustard seed – 300g potato, peeled, cut into 1cm piece – 1 tbsp water – 90g (1/2 cup) frozen peas and corn, thawed – 4 sheets (25 x 25cm) frozen ready-rolled puff pastry, just thawed


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   –  1 cup firmly packed fresh coriander leave – 3 shallots, ends trimmed, thinly sliced – 1 long fresh green chilli, deseeded, finely chopped – 2 garlic cloves, crushed – 2 tbsp fresh lime juice – 1/2 tsp garam masala

 Coriander chutney

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Step 1

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a medium saucepan on low. Stir in the onion for 5 minutes until tender and golden. Stir garlic, cumin, curry leaves, ginger, and mustard seeds for 2 minutes to soften.


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Step 2

Adding water and potato. Add another tablespoon of water and boil for 6 minutes until the potato is almost soft if the mixture is dry..  

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Step 3

Add peas and corn to potato mixture. Stir occasionally for 2 minutes until the potato is cooked and the liquid is gone. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Place in a basin and cool fully.  

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Step 4

Place the coriander, shallot, chilli, garlic, lime juice, and garam masala in a food processor and pulse until smooth and well mixed, adding water if needed. Place in bowl.  

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Step 5

Cut 5 discs from each pastry sheet with a 10cm round cutter. Center a pastry disc with one scoop of potato mixture. Brush edges with water. Fold filling half. Fork-sear edges. Repeat pastry and potato mixture.  

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Step 6

Use leftover oil in a wok or big saucepan. Oil at 180°C over medium-high heat browns bread cubes in 15 seconds. Fry 4 samosas in oil for 1-2 minutes till golden. 

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Step 7

Transfer to paper towel tray. Make 4 more samosas. Plate samosas with coriander chutney.

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Vegetable Samosas Recipe For Easter Day 2024