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Onion Samosa Recipe or Mini Samosa Recipe

A mini samosa recipe made with spring roll pastry and an onion filling and deep fried.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Indian Snacks
Cuisine: South Indian
Servings: 3
Calories: 420kcal
Author: Asiya


For the samosa pastry:

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup corn flour
  • salt - to taste
  • water for kneading the batter

For the onion filling in onion samosa:

  • 2 onions medium size very finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp very finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp very finely chopped green chillies
  • salt - to taste
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli powder
  • a pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp chaat masala powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds powder
  • 1/4 tsp coriander seeds powder

Other ingredients:

  • maida mixed in water/corn flour paste to seal the samosa
  • oil for deep frying


For the homemade samosa wrappers/pastry:

  • Take a bowl, into it, add all purpose flour, corn flour, salt to taste, mix it well.
  • Add water and mix the batter well until no lumps are formed.
  • Heat the tawa, take a ladle full of batter.
  • Drop the batter at the centre.
  • Spread the crepes circularly immediately.
  • After few seconds remove the crepes from the tawa.
  • Cut the crepes in the shape of a semicircle.

For the onion filling:

  • Take a bowl, into it, add very finely chopped onions.
  • Add very finely chopped coriander leaves and chopped green chillies.
  • Add salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and mix it well.
  • Add chaat masala powder, cumin seeds powder, coriander seeds powder.
  • Mix the whole ingredients and keep this filling aside.

For the samosa:

  • Take each semi circle pastry, fold the pastry/wrapper in the form of a triangle or cone.
  • Fill the pockets with onion filling.
  • Seal the samosa with the maida/corn flour paste/water.
  • Heat oil in a wok to deep fry.
  • Drop the samosas into the oil.
  • Fry the samosas until golden brown on medium flame.
  • Remove them and place them on a tissue/absorbent paper.
  • Serve the samosas with sauce or ketchup or tea.


1.The samosa wrappers/pastry are easily available in markets. Using readymade wrappers instead of homemade crepes is also a best option if we like to make quick samosa by just making a filling at home and stuffing in samosa pastry and deep frying them.


Calories: 420kcal
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