Onion Samosa Recipe

The samosa is one of the most favorite snacks of India. The triangular snack stuffed with the yummiest stuffing is one of the most popular recipes of the month of Ramzan. There are many varieties of the samosa depending on the filling. In fact, they may even be served as a sweet dish. Different parts of India follow their own regional recipes to produce the typical samosa.

The onion samosa is one of the common dishes of Ramzan. In this version, the fillings of the samosa is mostly made from onion – a sweet vegetable which makes the fried snack juicy and tempting.

The recipe is given below:


  • Flour – 3 cups
  •  Ghee – 2 tbsp
  •  Salt – as per taste
  •  Water – 1 cup

Ingredients for filling

  • Onion – 2 cups (chopped)
  •  Green Chilli – 1 (chopped)
  •  Chilli Powder – ¼ tbsp
  •  Coriander powder – ¼ tbsp
  •  Turmeric powder – ¼ tbsp
  •  Garam masala powder – ¼ tbsp
  •  Cumin Seeds – 1tsp
  •  Salt to taste
  •  Oil for frying – half cup


  •  Knead the flour well, gradually adding ghee, salt and warmed water. It should turn soft. Keep the kneaded flour aside for 30 minutes after covering it with a damp cloth.
  • Heat the oil in a pan. Temper with the cumin seeds. When they begin to crackle, add chopped onions and chopped green chilies. Cook till onion turns golden brown.
  •  Add the rest of the masala and sauté well on medium flame till oil separates. Remove from fire and cool.
  •  Take the dough and divide it into small balls. Use the rolling pin to make medium sized puris. Then cut them in half to get a semi circle.
  •  Put filling in one of them holding it like a cone. Seal the base and deep fry in hot oil.
  •  Serve the hot samosas with tomato sauce or green chutney.

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