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Vegetable Samosas

Vegetable Samosas
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  • 32 ServingsServings


  • 3 Tbsp canola oil 45 mL
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped 1
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, crushed 1-2
  • 1 (19oz/540 mL) can lentils 1
  • 1 large potato, finely chopped 1
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen peas 250 mL
  • 1 cup water 250 mL
  • 1 Tbsp all purpose flour 15 mL
  • 1/4 cup water, extra 60 mL
  • 3 cups all purpose flour 750 mL3 Tbsp canola oil 45 mL
  • 1 cup warm water, approximately 250 mL
  • canola oil for deep frying



1 In a skillet, over medium heat, add canola oil, onion, garlic, curry powder, cumin, chili flakes, cook 1 minutes, stirring.

2 vered 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender

3 Blend flour with second amount of water, add to mixture, and stir until mixture boils and thickens. Cool to room temperature before using.

4 To make pastry, sift flour into bowl, stir in canola oil, and cumin, gradually stir in enough water to mix to form dough. Knead on lightly floured surface about 5 minutes or until smooth. Cover, let stand 10 minutes.

5 Divide pastry in half, roll each half to 1/8 inch (3 mm) thickness. Cut into rounds/squares using 3.5 inches (9 cm) cutter

6 Repeat with remaining pastry and filling. Deep fry samosas a few at a time until golden brown (about one to two minutes); drain on paper towel. For extra spicy samosas, increase curry and add cayenne pepper to taste.


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