Patti Samosa / wonton wrappers

I never tried patti samosa at home with the ready bought patti's or wonton wrappers available in the frozen section. I remember my mother making them a while back. My reservations on using them was purely for the fear of getting hooked on to something that is so easy and delicious.
This sunday however I decided to give in and picked a batch of frozen patti's. Ideas floating in my mind ranged from wontons, tortilla chips , salads, baked mini spring rolls or baked samosas. Eventually I decided to use them for what they were meant to be....
The filling in patti samosa is obviously not the same as regular punjabi samosa. I made both the stuffings but this time I will give you the patti samosa filling recipe.




Ingredients
3 boiled potatoes ,mashed
2 cups poha - washed under tap water
1 tspn cumin seeds
1 tspn sugar
3 green chillies finely split
2 tbsp coriander chopped
2 tbsp freshly grated coconut(optional)
salt to taste
8 pattis/ wonton wrappers
2 tspn wheat flour paste using water
Oil to deep fry

Method
1) In a pan, heat a tspn of oil. Add the cumin seeds and let them crackle. 
2) Add the boiled potatoes and stir them well.
3) Add poha, salt , sugar, green chillies and mix well.
4) Add the coriander and coconut and mix again
5) the filling is ready, set it aside.
6) Take the individual pattis (to be kept at room temperature before use for 20 min)
7) Brush some water on both sides of the patti to make it pliable.
8) Form a cone by making triangular folds as you till you have only fold left.
9) In the cone section, spoon the filling. 
10) Seal the final flap using water and flour paste to seal the edges.
11) Watch out for open corners and seal using the flour paste.
12) Repeat for all pattis
13) In a large pan, heat oil on high flame
14) Reduce the flame to medium when the oil is hot.
15) Deep fry each of the samosas and ask











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18 comments:

Vardhini said...

Nice idea and yummy samosas.

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Maayeka said...

Nice and crisp samosa..loved the filling..

Kavi said...

I've always wanted to try patti samosas! this is a nice recipe. I love the filling

Priya said...

Yum yum,very tempting samosas, i wont mind grabbing some.

Chef Mireille said...

step by step info for making cone is very informative...gr8

Spice up the Curry said...

mouthwatering samosas

DivyaGCP said...

Delicious Samosas.

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Nirmala Gurunathan said...

Nice and crispy ones!!!!!

PJ said...

Samosas look very tempting.Nice idea to use ready made wrappers...

PriyaVaasu said...

Tempting n Super Delicious!!!!

Sangeetha said...

filling sounds interesting, haven't tried with potato n poha, delicious one...nice idea to use wonton wraps!!
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Jayanthi said...

The samosas look so yummy and perfectly done. I love the way you've explained it on how to shape them. Nice Pradnya!!!

Jay said...

you are truly amazing...love this recipe
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Kalyani said...

lovely samosas there, Pradnya ! I too used the pattis once, but somehow we didnt like the crust (it was too synthetic).. I prefer the traditional way of making samosas..

of course, these pattis are a time saver too !

btw, any idea if you could lay your hands on Puff Pastry sheets in Mumbai??


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vaishali sabnani said...

I have'nt found these pattis here...and I just learnt these samosas frm my bhabhi...including the pattis!..I like the use of poha..truly maharashtrian.

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Easy Breezy wonton samosa!

Harini-Jaya Rupanagudi said...

very interesting. should try poha in samosas..

Priya Sreeram said...

good one; loved the blend of spices in the filling

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