Ingredients for the outer covering
Maida / All purpose flour - 1 & 1/2 cups
Salt to taste
Ajwain - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 2 tbsp ( 6 tsp)
Water as needed
Ground chicken - 1 pound ( 453.59 gms)
Salt to taste
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala - 3/4 tsp
Pepper powder - 1tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Frozen green peas - 1/4 cup
Chopped green chillies -1
Chopped coriander leaves - a handful
Chopped mint leaves - 1 tsp ( optional)
Ginger and Garlic paste - 1 tsp heaped
Oil - 3 tsp
Thin Poha/Flattened rice - 1/8 cup
( use this only if your mixture looks very oily or watery,poha will help to absorb the liquid and your mixture will be dry and easy to fill )
Oil to deep fry
Take maida,ajwain,salt & oil in a bowl,rub it up to resemble bread crumbs.
Pour water little by little & make a semi stiff dough.
Cover it with a plate or cloth & rest it for 10 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan add chopped onion,green chillies,ginger and garlic paste fry till light brown.
Now add the ground chicken and in medium high flame fry till its cooked.( Do not add any water).
Now add peas and all the dry powders fry till everything is well combined,switch off the stove,add coriander leaves & mint leaves.Let the mixture cool completely.
Divide the dough into small balls,roll it out into a circle.Cut it into two parts ( like a semi circle),fold it into a cone
Take a spoon full of the chicken mixture fill it inside the cone.Seal the top with water.
Make all the samosas the same way,keep it covered with a cloth.
Heat oil in a pan deep fry these samosas in medium heat till light golden brown on all sides,remove it on a kitchen paper/tissue.
Serve these hot samosas with mint & tamarind chutney or ketchup.
a) Always fry in medium high flame,otherwise your samosas will not turn our crispy.
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