By Dahiza Umar
TRADITIONAL SNACKS OF PAKISTAN: In Pakistan, there are many snack famous from their traditional values, Some are desserts which can be used here as snacks like ‘’jalebi’’
Samosa is either a tea time snack or mid night craving material. SAMOSAS IN PAKISTAN: Samosa in Pakistan is all famous even small streets must have samosa stalls around. It is usually a potato or mince, chicken, vegetable filling inside a crust. Occasions like Ramzan in Aftari , must have this snack on the table. INGREDIENTS:
Potato 1/2 kg
Salt to taste
Crushed chilli 1 tea spoon
Coriander powder 1 tea spoon
Cumin powder 1 tea spoon
Chat masala 1 tea spoon
Green chilies 2
Green coriander 1/2 bunch
Mint 2 table spoon
Anar danna (dried pomegranate seeds) 2 tea spoon.
Plain flour 2 cups
Oil 2 table spoon
Cumin seeds 1 tea spoon
Salt 2tea spoon
First to make dough, take flour, salt, oil, cumin together in a bowl
Knead it with cold water into tough dough.
Rest the dough until you make a filling.
Boil the potato.
Add all ingredients together in a bowl and add mashed potato
Mix all the things and a paste type filling is ready
Now take a small ball of dough and roll in up into chapati.
Add small amount of filling into it.
Make a triangular shape as samosa have
Fried the samosa into oil until golden brown.
Samosa is incomplete without its chutnis ( sauces)
Fresh coriander 1 bunch
Mint leaves 1 cup
Green chilies 10
Salt 1/2 tea spoon
Cumin 1/2 tea spoon
Yogurt 1 cup
Take all things in a blender except yogurt and blend it on
Now add the green paste into yogurt
And green chutni/ sauce is ready.
SWEET TAMARIND SAUCE:
Tamarind paste 1 cup
Sugar 3 teaspoon
Salt 1/2 teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
Take the paste and all spices into a pan and put it on low heat.
When the paste thickened after 5 minutes
Set it aside and serve with samosa.