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Sunday, 25 September 2016

Baked Chicken Samosa


          Samosa is an all time favourite snack with everyone. They can be relished as a tea-time snack or as appetizers with sauce or green chutney. Have them baked for a healthier option. Today I prepared chicken samosa. 

          You can add any stuffing of your choice. Even some leftover dry curries makes for a delicious samosa. So do make them and enjoy these crispy snack by following a step by step method with pictures to prepare it. 











  • 1 1/2 cups chicken, boiled & shredded
  • 1-2 tbsp. oil
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp. garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 cup coriander stem, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp. red chili flakes
  • handful of mint & coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp. roasted gram flour
  • 10-12 spring roll / samosa sheets or as required
  • oil to grease 
  • flour paste (mix 1 tbsp. flour with some water)





         Heat oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds. Saute for a few seconds. Then add the onion, ginger and garlic. Fry till light brown.

          Add the chicken, coriander stem, chili flakes, turmeric powder and garam masala powder. Fry for 2-3 minutes on a medium flame.

          Add the chopped greens, chili flakes and roasted gram flour. Mix everything well and saute for a minute. Keep aside to cool down.


          Take a spring roll / samosa sheet and cut into half.  Fold it in a triangular shape, like a samosa as shown in the picture below. Seal it with some flour paste.

           Fold it in a triangular shape, like a samosa as shown in the picture below. Seal it with some flour paste.

           Now carefully open it and spoon in some of the filling. Apply some flour paste and secure it firmly.

          Make similar samosas with the remaining sheets and arrange them on a greased baking sheet and brush with some oil.

          Bake in a pre-heated microwave oven for 20-25 minutes by flipping it halfway. Serve with sauce or green chutney as appetizers or as a tea-time snack.





               Heat oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds. Saute for a few seconds. Then add
               the onion, ginger and garlic. Fry till light brown.



               Add the chicken, coriander stem, chili flakes, turmeric powder and garam masala                            powder. Fry for 2-3 minutes on a medium flame.



              Add the chopped greens, chili flakes and roasted gram flour. Mix everything well
              and saute for a minute. 





                               Keep aside to cool down.




                               Take a spring roll / samosa sheet and cut into half.  




                               Fold it in a triangular shape, 





                               Then again another fold.



                               To the last fold apply some flour paste and secure it firmly.





                               Now carefully open it and spoon in some of the filling. 





                                Apply some flour paste and secure it firmly.




                            Arrange them on a greased baking sheet and brush with some oil.





                  Bake in a pre-heated microwave oven for 20-25 min. by flipping it halfway. 



                               After it is baked....



                    Serve with sauce or green chutney as appetizers or as a tea-time snack..











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