Warqi Samosa

Try this Warqi samosa with thin crispy layers. Again a new twist to the samosa we all know. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #RamzanSpecialRecipe

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Prepare Chicken Filling:

  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 medium
  • Chicken qeema (Mince) 400g
  • Adrak lehsan paste (Ginger garlic paste) 1 tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) roasted & crushed 1 & ½ tsp
  • Sabut dhania (Coriander seeds) roasted 1 tbs
  • Hari mirch (Green chilli) chopped 1-2 tbs
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1-2 tbs

Prepare Plain Dough:

  • Maida (All-purpose flour) 2 & ½ Cups
  • Namak (Salt) 1 & ½ tsp
  • Ghee 2 tbs
  • Water 1 Cup or as required

Prepare Shortening Dough:

  • Ice cubes as required
  • Chilled water as required
  • Ghee melted 1 Cup
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) 1 & ½ Cup
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) 1 tbs
  • Maida (All-purpose flour) 1 tbs
  • Cooking oil for frying


Prepare Chicken Filling:

In a frying pan,add cooking oil,onion & sauté until translucent.

Add chicken mince & mix well until it changes color.

Add ginger garlic paste & mix well for a minute.

Add red chilli powder,salt,cumin seeds,coriander seeds,green chilli,mix well & cook until it dries up (4-5 minutes).

Add fresh coriander & mix well.

Let it cool.

Prepare Plain Dough:

In a bowl,add all-purpose flour,salt & mix well.

Add ghee & mix well until it crumbles.

Gradually add water & knead until hard dough is formed,cover & let it rest for 20 minutes.

Prepare Shortening Dough:

In a bowl,add ice cubes,chilled water,melted ghee & leave it until ghee becomes solid (approx. 30 minutes),take out solid ghee from water and squeeze out excess water completely. Ghee shortening is ready!

In a bowl,add shortening balls,all-purpose flour & mix well until flour & shortening comes together.

Gradually add dry flour,mix well then mash well with the help of masher.

Again add all-purpose flour & knead dough again,cover & freeze for 30 minutes.

Knead dough again until smooth then divide the dough in 4 equal parts & make a balls.

Now divide the shortening dough into 4 equal parts,take one part and make a ball.

Take one ball of dough & flatten with the help of hands,place shortening dough ball in the center,pull & gather all the edges of dough to make a ball,pinch & seal the ends.

Dust dry flour & roll out with the help of rolling pin,roll up and press the dough,dust dry flour & roll out with the help of rolling pin.Repeat the step once again.

Now gently cut it into 6 equal parts,take one part,dust dry flour & roll out with the help of rolling pin.

Place the dough on samosa maker,add prepared chicken filling in center,apply water on the edges,press & close samosa maker to make samosa and remove extra dough (makes 24-25).

In a wok,heat cooking oil & fry samosa on low flame until golden & crispy.

Serve with tomato ketchup & chutney.

Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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