Spicy Mini Samosa !! Haldiram's Style !!


Haldiram's Mini samosa's are so crisp , spicy n full of flavors and my family loves to snack on them !! 
As many of you are aware that i love experimenting n replicating store bought snacks , as homemade are much more healthier ..so falling into the same genre are my Mini Besan Samosa's...yumm yumm !!
These taste way too good than store bought...filled with roasted besan , spices and nuts , makes them unique and standout from regular samosa's...i bet you cannot stop with one !!
No matter how many you make , you will definetely fall short ..for sure !!!
Moreover it has a really long shelf life ..but i wonder will they last that long ??? Hehehe !!
Ingredients : Yield : 30 mini samosa's

For the pastry : 


  • 2 cups : All purpose flour 
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp : Carom seeds/ Ajwain
  • 3 tbsp : Ghee (I insist ghee for perfect results)
  • Water as needed
  • Oil for deep frying
For the stuffing : 

  • 1 1/2 cups : Besan / Roasted gram flour
  • 2 tsp : Red chilli powder 
  • 1/2 tsp : Black Pepper powder 
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/8 tsp : Hing / Asiefetida
  • 1/8 tsp : Turmeric 
  • 1 tbsp : Crushed fennel seeds/ Saunf
  • 2 tbsp : Ghee
  • 3 tbsp : chopped cashews
  • 3 tbsp : chopped raisins
Method :
  • In a bowl add all purpose flour , salt , carom seeds , ghee and mix well..
  • Now add water little by little and knead into a semi soft dough like the poori dough..
  • Once kneaded ..cover n set aside until use..
  • For the stuffing : In a bowl take the besan , salt , chilli powder, pepper powder, crushed fennel seeds, turmeric , Hing and melted ghee...mix this mixture really well ..
  • Now heat a non stick pan and add the besan mixture to it..
  • Roast this mixture on medium heat until aromatic n raw smell disappers from it..
  • Now sprinkle a tbsp of water over it n continue roasting for couple of mins...
  • Later turn off the heat and allow it to cool..
  • Once cooled add the chopped cashews and raisins n mix well..
  • Now divide the dough into small ball sized portions..
  • Roll each ball into an oval shaped disc ..applying a drop of oil if required to avoid sticking etc..
  • Once rolled prick it with fork here n there and cut it into half..
  • Next lift one half n fold into a cone ..pressing the edges firmly until sealed well...
  • Now add a spoonful of besan mixture to it..and press the open ends firmly n give it a samosa shape...
  • Repeat this process and prepare all the samosa's in the same way ..
  • Meanwhile start heating up the oil for deep frying in a pan / kadai..
  • Once the oil is moderately hot ..add the samosa's and deep fry until golden..
  • ***Do not over crowd the oil ..fry 5 to 6 samosas at a time ..
  • ***Keep stirring the oil in circular motions with a big spoon or skewer ..this helps in getting even coloring on all the sides...
  • Once fried drain them on to a paper towel ..
  • Later serve them hot with green chutney or ketchup..
Perfectly crispy , flaky , flavorful Mini Samosa's are ready to dig in !!
Best accompainment for tea / coffee !!
They taste heavenly !!
Make and enjoy with family n friends...
We love it hope you will love it too !!!
The only backdrop is you prefer making than buying..Lol !!


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