Shrimp Samosas


For dough:

3 cup flour

3/4 cup water

1 egg

3 tbsp ghee

dash of salt


1 tbsp oil

1 small onion finely chopped

2 tbsp chopped coriander  

2 green chili finely chopped 

1/4 tbsp red chili powder

salt to adjust your taste

1 1/2  cup chopped shrimps

1/4 cup shredded paneer

1 tbsp lime juice

1 tbsp very finely chopped lime zest (opt = 4 fragrance).

Oil for frying.


In a bowl combine flour, salt,egg and ghee mix to a crumbly texture then add water and knead.

Form into a pliable dough and set aside for 1/2 an hour.

In a no stick pan heat the oil, fry the Onions, add chili powder, salt and chopped shrimps and fry until shrimps changes colour and turns a bit golden (don’t over cook if they r sea shrimps or it will become rubbery).

Add green chilies, coriander and toss.

Remove from heat allow it to cool a little then add paneer, lime zest and lime juice , set aside. 

Divide the dough into ping pong size balls, roll out into semi thin roties.

Cut into 2 halves and rap/fold it up into triangles(cone shapes) fill each half cone wit 1 1/2 tsp filling.

Seal the top by applying some water and start keeping them on a floured tray then cover with a wet cloth.

Do this until done wit all the dough and filling.

Heat oil into frying temp.

Drop in the samosas 4-5 at a time and fry till golden.

Remove on an absorbent kitchen towel and serve with your choice of chutney.

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