Pin Wheel Samosa

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  • Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 3 Cups
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tbs or to taste
  • Kalonji (Nigella seeds) 1 tsp
  • Ajwain (Carom seeds) 1 tsp
  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Water 3/4 Cup or as required
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • eera powder (Cumin powder) 1 tsp
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Chaat masala 1 tsp
  • Chicken fillets 250g
  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Cooking oil 1 tbs
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
  • Ajwain (Carom seeds) ½ tsp
  • Adrak (Ginger) chopped ½ tbs
  • Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) crushed ½ tbs
  • Aloo (Potatoes) boiled & mashed 4 medium
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 2-3 tbs
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) 3 tbs
  • Water ½ Cup or as required
  • Green chutney as required
  • Cooking oil for frying


In a bowl,add all-purpose flour,salt,nigella seeds,carom seeds,cooking oil and mix well.

Gradually add water and knead until hard dough is formed,cover & let it rest for 30 minutes.

In a small bowl,add red chilli powder,garam masala powder,salt,cumin powder,turmeric powder,chaat masala,mix well & set aside.

Pat dry chicken fillets with kitchen towel/tissue paper.

Sprinkle prepared spice mix on both sides of the chicken fillets & reserve the remaining spice mix for later use.

In frying pan,add cooking oil,place chicken fillets & cook on medium flame for 2 minutes (each side) then cover & let it cook on low flame for 5 minutes.

Now shred the chicken with the help of forks and shift the chicken on one side of frying pan.

In the same frying pan,add cooking oil,cumin seeds,carom seeds and mix well.

Add ginger & cook for a minute.

Add coriander seeds,boiled & mashed potato,reserved spice mix & mix with the shredded chicken until well combined.

Add fresh coriander,mix well and let it cool.

In a small bowl,add all-purpose flour,water & mix well.Flour slurry is ready!

Knead dough again until smooth & divide into two equal halves.

Take one part,make a ball and roll out the dough with the help of rolling pin into square shape.

Add & spread cooked chicken & potato mixture and green chutney over it.

Roll out dough & cut into pin wheels slices (not more than 1 inch) (makes 24-25).

Option # 1 Deep Fry:

In a wok heat cooking oil & dip pin wheels slices in flour slurry and fry on medium low flame from both sides until golden brown.

Option # 2 Air Fry:

Brush pin wheels slices with oil from both sides and air fry at 180 C for 25 minutes.

Serve with tomato ketchup!

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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