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Samosa Pinwheels Recipe Step By Step Instructions

Samosa Pinwheels | Aloo Bhakarwadi | Spiced Potato Pinwheels

Samosa Pinwheels are small bite sized snacks in the shape of a pinwheel and filled with a spicy potato stuffing.
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Recipe Info

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Servings 6
Category Snacks
Cuisine Indian

Nutrition

Calories: 210kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 5g

Ingredients For Samosa Pinwheels | Aloo Bhakarwadi | Spiced Potato Pinwheels
  

For the filling

  • 4 Large Potatoes
  • 1/2 Cup Boiled Green Peas
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 Teaspoon Fennel Seeds (Saunf)
  • 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhaniya Powder)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Dry Ginger Powder (Saunth)
  • 1/3 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Dry Mango Powder (Amchur)
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste

For the dough

  • 1 Cup Plain Flour or All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 2 Tablespoons Semolina (Sooji)
  • 2 Teaspoons Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Carom Seeds (Ajwain)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt

Step By Step Instructions for Samosa Pinwheels | Aloo Bhakarwadi | Spiced Potato Pinwheels
 

Preparing the filling

  • Wash, peel and boil the potatoes. Mash them coarsely.
    4 Large Potatoes
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  • Add the boiled peas to the mashed potatoes. I have used frozen peas for the recipe.
    1/2 Cup Boiled Green Peas
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  • Add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, coriander powder, garam masala, dry ginger powder, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, dry mango powder and salt.
    1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera), 1 Teaspoon Fennel Seeds (Saunf), 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhaniya Powder), 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala, 1/2 Teaspoon Dry Ginger Powder (Saunth), 1/3 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi), 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder, 1 Teaspoon Dry Mango Powder (Amchur), 1 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
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  • Mix all the ingredients well and adjust the spices according to taste.
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Preparing the dough

  • Combine plain flour and semolina in a deep and wide vessel.
    1 Cup Plain Flour or All Purpose Flour (Maida), 2 Tablespoons Semolina (Sooji)
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  • Add some oil, carom seeds (ajwain) and salt to the flour.
    2 Teaspoons Oil, 1 Teaspoon Carom Seeds (Ajwain), 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
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  • Add around 1/3 cup of water in small increments and knead a soft dough. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and let it sit for 10 minutes.
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Making the pinwheels

  • Divide the dough into 3 equal balls. Brush a few drops of oil on the outside.
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  • Using a rolling pin, flatten out the the balls to make a large disc around 9-10 inches in diameter. You can brush the disc with some oil if it starts to stick to the rolling pin or board.
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  • Divide the potato mixture into 3 parts and spread it evenly over the disc, leaving around 1/2 inch space on the edges. You can use a rolling pin to flatten out the mixture.
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  • Gently start rolling the disc tightly from one end.
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  • Towards the end, brush a few drops of water onto the edges. This will help the dough stick together.
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  • Finish rolling up and press lightly to seal the ends.
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  • Cut the dough horizontally into 1 inch slices with a sharp knife.
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  • Take each slice between the palm of your hands and press gently to flatten it out.
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  • Deep fry on medium heat till they are crisp and golden brown. You can also bake the pinwheels at 180C or 350F for 30-35 mins. Serve with mint chutney, coriander chutney, or tamarind chutney. You can also serve them as a chaat along with curd, and chutneys.
    Samosa Pinwheels Recipe Step By Step Instructions