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Cocktail Samosa (samsa)

Cocktail samosa - South Indian special dish , also called as tea kadai samsa, made with pastry sheet. Tea time snack, easy to prepare, can also be filled with varied stuff.


Onion - 1 medium size
Cabbage - Small amount
Carrot - 1 medium size
Salt - As required
Red chilly powder - 1 teaspoon
Cumin powder - 1/2 teaspoon 
Ingredients for Dough

All purpose flour - 1 cup (300 gm) for 11 samosa
Ghee or Oil - 1 Table spoon, Hot oil to get more crispy.
Salt - As required


  • In mixing bowl, Add maida, salt. oil, Mix it.
  •  Add water gradually. To make it non sticky soft dough. rest for 30 minutes.

  • Heat oil in the pan. Add onion, cabbage, carrot, coriander leaves, red chilly powder salt, cumin powder.
  • Fry it for 2 to 3 minutes.keep it aside.

Preparation of samsa sheet
  • Make balls by dividing into equal parts. 1 cup  can make up to 4 balls.

  • Roll out all the dough into small disc like with Same diameter.
  • Take one layer. Apply oil on the top,  Sprinkle the flour on top. Stack another layer on top. 
  • Repeat this process . Make  layers.

Roll it out to make thin layer. Do not give more pressure on it. it will get sticky.
 Sprinkle flour on the top.

Heat a tawa  in Low flame. cook samosa layer for 2 to 3 sec.
Do not come brown spots.


Flip the sheets ,Remove the sheets gradually every 2 to 3 seconds. Cool it.
Cut into the Rectangle shape.

For sealing
  • Make an one side triangle.

  • Bring top edge down, Seal this with Maida paste.

  • Mix the water and maida make a paste consistency.
  • Make a cone shape. fill the masala into it. finally seal it form a triangle.

Fry the samosa for 10 minutes. until to get golden texture.

Finally Samosa is ready. serve with tea.


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