Monday, October 10, 2016


Here is a plate full of delicious, scrumptious Somasis -Crunchy,crusty and tasty with a healthy filling which can be altered as per your taste...

Though they taste somewhat like Vegetable samosas, they are much easier to prepare...

  • For the dough

  • Flour-1 cup
  • Rawa -1 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee -I teaspoon
  • Warm water for kneading
  • Oil for frying

  • For the filling

  • Boiled potatoes-2 Cups
  • Boiled green peas -1/2 cup
  • Chopped onions-1 cup
  • Red chilly powder -1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder-1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil- 2 teaspoons


To make the dough-

  • Mix together the flour,rawa ,ghee and salt .
  • Add just enough warm water,little by little and knead a stiff dough.
  • Keep aside for 30 minutes.


To prepare the filling

  • Heat some oil in a pan.
  • Slightly saute the onions .
  • Add the boiled and mashed potatoes and green peas.Cook for a few minutes.
  • Add the salt ,chilli powder and garam masala powder.
  • Keep aside the mixture and let it cool.

  • Make one inch sized balls of the dough .
  • Roll them out into 3-4 inch diameter rounds,using some dusting flour to make firm chappatis.
  • Keep 2 teaspoons of potato filling on the rolled out chappati.
  • Close it into a semicircle.Seal well using a little warm water to stick well.
  • Heat the oil in a kadai.

  • When the oil is hot, drop the somasis into the hot oil and fry till well done.

  • Serve hot with chutneys or tomato sauce.

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