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Mawa Samosa By Chef Akanksha Khatri

Mawa Samosa

Mawa Samosa is a yummy and tempting sweetmeat. Chef Akanksha Khatri shares the recipe for this baked goody.
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Serves

3

Cooking Time

10-12 Min

Meal Type

sweet

Preparation Time

10-15 Min

Difficulty

MEDIUM

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INGREDIENTS

  • For the dough

    • 1 cup refined flour (maida)

    • 1 tbsp semolina

    • 3 tbsp ghee

    • a pinch of salt

  • For Filling

    • 1 cup mawa

    • 2 tbsp cashew nuts

    • 2 tbsp almonds (chopped)

    • 2 tbsp pistachios (chopped)

    • 1 tsp cardamom powder

    • 3 tbsp cardamom powder

    • ½ cup powdered sugar

PREPARATION

  1. 1

    Combine refined flour, semolina, ghee, salt in a bowl and knead with lukewarm water to make a tight dough. Cover the dough and keep aside for 20 minutes.
  2. 2

    For the filling roast grated coconut in a pan, till golden brown. Remove from the pan and set it aside when done.
  3. 3

    In the same pan, roast the nuts and set it aside when done.
  4. 4

    Now, add mawa, sugar, cardamom powder in the pan and mix. Add coconut and mix again
  5. 5

    When done, transfer it to a bowl and let it completely cool down.
  6. 6

    Make small lemon sized balls from the dough. Roll out the dough to make an oblong shape, use little dry flour while rolling if required.
  7. 7

    Cut the oblong into half, to acquire semi circles. Apply a little water on the sides of the half.
  8. 8

    Fold the semicircle to make a cone and press the joints. Fill 1 tbsp of filling in the cone.
  9. 9

    Apply a little water on the edges of the cone and seal edges. Make a pleat at the base for your samosas.
  10. 10

    Place samosas on a baking tray. Brush it with a little oil and bake in a preheated oven at 180℃ for 10-12 minutes.
  11. 11

    While serving, slightly brush it with some sugar glaze and garnish with toasted coconut flakes.

Mawa Samosa is a popular India sweet that is made during festivals like Holi and Diwali. This samosa is filled with a sweet mawa filling. The mawa filling is mixed with dry fruits & sugar.

Mawa Samosa is crispy from the outside. It is generally deep-fried in ghee but here chef Akanksha bakes it instead of deep-frying thus making it helathier.

This Mawa Samosa is delightful, guilt-free dessert. 

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