Innovative samosa folding techniques for this Ramzan


The holy month of Ramzan is here and followers around the world are set to observe fast from sunrise to sunset. Apart from being a means of cleansing and warding off temptations, the month of Ramzan also has a lot to do with elaborate food preparations during Sehri and Iftaar. One of the most popularly loved dishes prepared during this time are Samosas. Besides bursting with appetizing flavours, the shape of a samosa is quite versatile.

Here are 5 innovativesamosa-folding techniques to make your favorite samosa recipe a little more interesting during the feast –

Pattice-shaped

  • Take a medium sized dough ball and sprinkle some loose flour on it.
  • With the help of a rolling pin, flatten the dough into a large circular shape.
  • Take a big cereal bowl and press it against this flattened dough to cut it into a proper round circular shape. Remove the excess and make sure your circle is at least 4 inches wide.
  • Now spread a dollop of stuffing on one side of the circle and cover it with the other side. You will get a semi-circle stuffed samosa.
  • Take a fork and press against the edges of the semicircle to add some texture to it. In case of any loose openings, seal it with some water.

Onion ring-shaped

  • Flatten and shape a medium sized dough ball into 4 inches wide circular shape.
  • With the help of a knife, cut vertical strips halfway through the flattened dough. On the other half, spread a spoonful of your favorite Ramzan recipe filling.
  • Now from the filling side of the dough, start rolling it until it looks like a long cylindrical pipe.
  • Bend the piped dough into a ring-like shape, making the two ends of the pipe meet. Seal the edges with some water.

Dumpling-shaped

  • Flatten and shape a medium sized dough ball into 4 inches wide circular shape.
  • Add a spoonful of the filling in the center of the flattened dough.
  • Lift opposite sides of the dough together and hold it like a potli.
  • Flatten the top of potli with the help of a fork and seal any openings with some water.

Pie-shaped

  • Flatten and shape two medium sized dough balls into 5 inches wide circle each.
  • Add a spoonful of the filling in the center of one of the flattened circles. This is the best technique to hold your favorite Indian samosa recipe filling.
  • Apply water along the edges and cover it with the other flattened circle and twist the edges.

Croissant-shaped

  • Flatten and shape a medium sized dough ball into a 7 inches wide circle.
  • Using a knife, cut the flattened dough in the shape of a pizza slice. Remove the excess.
  • Now slit another line half an inch parallel to the two long sides of the pizza slice.
  • Add a spoonful of the filling horizontally across the smallest side of the pizza slice.
  • Start rolling the dough from the filling-side, all the way to the tip of the slice.
  • Press and seal the edges with some water.

This Ramzan, make sure you try these new and fresh ways of folding a samosa with your favorite choice of filling. Order all the necessary ingredients required to prepare samosas, using Heritage Fresh’s instant grocery delivery. Enjoy this year’s festivities with your friends and family, without grocery shopping holding you back. Ramzan Mubarak to all!

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