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Potli Samosa RecipePotli samosa recipe is a fried snacks with a tangy and tasty filling. Potli samosa is a popular Indian snack during any occasional or festival. The potli samosa contains a maida flour shell stuffed with some filling, generally a mixture of mashed boiled potato, paneer, green peas, green chili, coriander leaves and spices. Then deep fried it till turns little golden brown colour. Serve hot delicious potli samosas with a sweet or spicy chutney.

  • Prep Time: 30-35 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20-25 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4
  • Skill Level: Medium


For Dough:—

  • Maida – 1 cup
  • Salt as per taste –
  • Oil for Dough – 3/4 cup
  • Oil for frying –

For Filling:—-

  • Potato (boil and mash) – 2 medium
  • Green Pea – 1/4 cup
  • Paneer (cut into cubes) – 1/4 cup
  • Finely Chopped Green Chili – 2 nos.
  • Salt as per taste –
  • Red Chili Powder – as per taste
  • Coriander Powder – 1/2 tbsp
  • Garam Masala – 1/2 tbsp
  • Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves – 2 tbsp


  • For making dough:—- In a big bowl, add salt, maida, ajwain and oil, mix well.
  • Add enough water to make a dough of rolling consistency, as we are preparing for paratha/roti and keep aside covered for 15 minutes.
  • Cover with moist cloth and keep aside for 30 minutes.
  • In a similar way, you make another green dough and make strips from that (we use these strip to seal the potli).
  • In a small bowl, add 2 tbsp palak paste (if you want different colour, you can use beetroot paste), little salt, little water and maida, make a soft dough and keep aside.
  • For making filling:—-
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium flame, add green chili, potato, paneer cubes, pea, coriander powder, red chili powder, salt, garam masala and green coriander, mix well.
  • Fry for 4-5 min.
  • You can also use moong dal masala or paneer masala in place potato-paneer filling.
  • Make small balls out of the dough 11-12 balls and cover with muslin cloth, keep aside.
  • Take one ball and make a thin poori out of that.
  • Take the poori in your hand and put 2 tbsp stuffing in the center.
  • Apply little water-maida solution (3 tbsp water and 1/2 tbsp maida) at the corner of the poori and give it a shape of potli and seal from all sides.
  • For better look make a finger size strip with green dough and seal the potli.
  • Heat the oil in a pan on medium flame, slide the potli samosa.
  • Fry it till turns little golden brown colour on both sides .
  • Serve hot potli samosa with coriander chutney or tomato chutney.
POTLI SAMOSA RECIPE was last modified: April 1st, 2014 by Authentic Indian Vegetarian Recipes
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