Matar Potli Samosa / Green Peas Potli Samosa

To make 8 potli samosa Ingredients For Cover All purpose flour - 1/2 cup Semolina / rava - 2 tbsp Oil - 4 tsp Carom s...

To make 8 potli samosa


For Cover

All purpose flour - 1/2 cup
Semolina / rava - 2 tbsp
Oil - 4 tsp
Carom seeds / ajwain - 1/2 tsp
Spinach puree (Optional)
Salt to taste

For stuffing

Frozen green peas - 1 cup
Dry grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Onion - 1/2 (finely chopped)
Green chilies - 4 (finely chopped)
Ginger - 1 inch piece (finely chopped)
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 6-8
Cumin powder - 1 tsp
Dry mango powder / amchoor powder - 1/2 tsp
Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
pinch of asafoetida
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste


Knead the dough

  • Take 1/4 cup of APF in a mixing bowl. Add in 1 tbsp of semolina, carom seeds and salt to taste. Pour 1 tsp hot oil in it and mix well. remove all the lumps. Now, start kneading the dough by adding little water at a time. Dough should be bit stiff. Cover with plastic wrap and let it rest for 20 minutes. In a similar way, make the green dough with remaining 1/4 cup of APF, 1 tbsp semolina and spinach puree. If you want to make some colorful potlis, you may use beet puree to make red colored dough.
Make the stuffing

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, green chilies, pinch of asafoetida and curry leaves. Let them splutter. Add chopped onion and saute till translucent. Then add cumin powder, turmeric powder,  dry mango powder and garam masala. Saute for few seconds. Add green peas and salt to taste. Cook till peas turn soft. Finally, add coconut and sugar. Mix well and cook for a minute. Switch off the heat and let the stuffing cool down.

Make the potli and Fry

  • Make 8 equal sized balls from both the dough. Take one ball and roll it like a thin puri. Use your left hand and form the circle with your fingers. Place the rolled puri on it as shown in picture and depress it little bit. Place the filling in it and bring the edges together. With your right hand pinch at neck of potli to seal it. Make a knot using alternate colored dough and give a final touch by pressing clove at center. (This is optional, you can make potlis without knot too.)
  • Fry them nicely form all the sides till slight brown color. Transfer them to paper towel. Serve hot with tomato ketchup or any chutney. You might also like aloo samosa recipe. Click here to see the recipe - Aloo Samosa Recipe

Sending this over to - Pari's "Only" Snacks and Starters event hosted by Raji of Vegetarian Tastebuds, Surabhi's Let's party event hosted by Divya of Divya's Culinary Journey, Sumee's Bon Vivant Moments #3 - Breakfast Ideas, Chandrani's SPOTLIGHT : "Healthy Breakfast Ideas"


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  1. Beautiful bundles. I love what you have posted. Its am awesome recipe. I will make this for sure. Bookmarking this now.

  2. Wow...beautiful...potlis are superb and delicious too..

  3. Super cute and attractive potlis,beautifully done..

  4. So beautifully done, awesome work..

  5. Wow..very innovative dish..Good one i will try some time

  6. beautifull and perfectly made potlis.Colorfull and healthy one

  7. so neat

  8. Love this...would surely try it sometime..thanks a bunch for linking this to my event.

  9. It's a very very cute little samosa! How can one break this potli n eat? ;)

  10. wow...awesome snack....superb...

  11. Reminded me of my own corn potlis .. loved the colors!

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  12. That looks so beautiful and delicious. Very creative!!

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  13. Samosas are really cute and totally love it.Wonderful pics.

  14. Thats a very innovative recipe I have seen dear .. B'ful idea to bind the Potlis with the dough ring..

  15. So so so superb and delicious potli samosas and they looks just awesome and so perfectly done too...

  16. saw a potli samosa recipe in another food blog..looks quite this is quite popular..will try sometime...either your recipe or the other food blogger's recipe!!

  17. very cute pots, defintiely will give it a try to thrill my kids...
    can they be baked, with out frying?

    Yum! Yum! Yum!

  18. I like those little Potli's yummy yummmy


  19. cute and delicious pea potli..very perfecly done.and so tempting and beautiful clicks..loved the recipe

  20. Fantastic post, nicely explained and neatly presented

  21. Wow..they look cute...and your step by step pictures and details are really helpful...will try them..

  22. Lovely pockets...The procedure with pictures are perfect. Samosa looks inviting..Will try this for sure.

  23. Loved the peas potli, too good and great step by step clicks, will surely bookmark and try to make this :)

  24. Potli looks wonderful. Stuffing also so good dear. Crunchy and perfect snacks. Thanks for linking my event.

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  25. Hi Poonam I am new to your blog glad to follow you. The samosa potlis are perfect khupch chan. Do visit my blog in your spare time.

  26. Smart! and that is beautiful!
    Love the recipe :)

  27. love those cute potlis... very innovative & impressive...

  28. Potlis are beautifully dressed :) very innovative...

  29. Absolutely amazing Potli's. Planning to make them day after tmrw for my sons Diwali party in school. Tell me is it possible to make and store them in fridge and fry them the next day. It wont be possible to roll and make before 7.15am

    1. Hi Arundhuti, I had stored regular samosas in refrigerator once in the afternoon and fried them later in evening. They were good. So give it a try, it should work.



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