Potato Samosas

I made my shell from the Jim Lahey “No Knead Bread” recipe. One batch of the dough will make 11 shells for the Potato Samosa. I found this recipe from food.com ”(The Best) Vegetarian/Vegan Vegetable Samosas.” Which had been adjusted from, “Madhur Jaffrey’s World-of-the-East Vegetarian Cooking.”

Vegan Potato Samosas

Potato Samosas

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 10 people


  • 5 medium sized Potatoes I use yellow potatoes and cut into cubes with skin.
  • 1 diced medium sized yellow onion
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 Tbsp grated ginger I use 1 tsp of powder ginger when I don't have ginger root.
  • 3 Tbsp finely minced cilantro
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt


  • Place potatoes into a sauce pan. Fill water just above the potatoes. Bring the water to a boil cooking the potatoes until tender.
  • Sauté diced onion using water instead of oil. Add your seasonings to the onion while you are sautéing.
  • when the potatoes are tender add your frozen peas then drain immediately
  • in a separate bowl add all ingredients together and mash the potato mixture with a masher.
  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees
  • Pull out your baking sheet and line it with parchment paper
  • Take your dough into 11 equal parts and start making small round disks on your baking sheet.( the dough is sticky so wet your hands to help stretch it on the parchment paper) In the center of the dough spoon out a good amount of your potato filling.
  • Fold over your dough and pinch or fork the edges.
  • Place Samosas in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, until crust is golden.
    Vegan Potato Samosas
  • Follow the " No Knead Bread" recipe for the shell. You don't need to let the dough rise for 18 hours. I usually go 6 to 8 hours on the dough with only letting it rise 1 time.

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