Recipe of the day: Mat samosa

Recipe of the day: Mat samosa

Samosa sheets are twisted in an intricate and beautiful pattern to make this unique samosa. The tasty filling is made with keema chicken loaded with spices.


2 tsp coconut oil

1/4 tsp cumin

1 tsp ginger (crushed)

1 tsp garlic (crushed)

1 shallot (chopped)

1/2 tsp coriander powder

1 tsp chili powder

1 tomato

1/4 tsp garam masala

1 tsp salt

250 gms chicken keema

For the samosa sheet

2 cups all purpose flour (maida)

1 tsp salt

1 tbsp vegetable oil


Heat coconut oil in a pan

Add cumin seeds, crushed ginger and ginger

Sauté well

Add shallots and sauté

Add coriander powder and chilli powder

Mix well

Add diced tomato, garam masala and salt

Stir until the tomatoes are softened

Add chicken keema and stir for 10-12 minutes until the water is reduced

Keep aside the cooked chicken keema masala to cool down

For samosa sheet

Mix the all purpose flour, salt and vegetable oil into soft dough

Make balls and roll into thin sheets

Cut into rectangular shaped pieces

Cut the rectangular sheets again into two

Place the sheets crossed

Place the filling on the centre and twist as if twisting palm leaves for roofing

Heat oil in a pan

Add the samosas and deep fry until crisp and golden

Serve hot with ketchup or coriander chutney.

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