How to Make Samosa Grilled Cheese Recipe

Samosa is a popular snack in India that has been enjoyed for centuries. Its exact origins are unknown, but it is believed to have originated in the Middle East or Central Asia and was brought to India by traders and travellers. The Samosa has evolved over time to become a quintessential part of Indian cuisine and culture.

The earliest written reference to the Samosa in India dates back to the 10th century in the Persian work, "Kitab al-Tabeekh" (The Book of Cookery). The Samosa was known as "Sanbusaj" and was filled with minced meat, onions, and spices.

In the 13th century, Amir Khusro, a poet and historian in the Delhi Sultanate, wrote about the Samosa in his works. He described it as a popular snack made of meat and vegetables.

Over time, the Samosa began to evolve to suit Indian tastes and preferences. Vegetarian options became more popular, and the filling was made with potatoes, peas, and spices. The Samosa became a popular street food in India, sold by vendors in small stalls and shops.

During the British colonial period in India, the Samosa gained popularity among the British as well. It was introduced to England in the 19th century and became a popular snack among the working-class.

The Samosa's popularity continued to grow and spread to other parts of the world, including the Middle East, Africa, and Southeast Asia.

Today, the Samosa is a beloved snack in India, enjoyed by people of all ages and backgrounds. It is available in a variety of flavours and fillings, from traditional potato and pea to more modern options like cheese and spinach.

The Samosa continues to evolve and adapt to changing tastes and preferences, but it remains a timeless classic in Indian cuisine.

Samosa Grilled Cheese Recipe: 

Here Is the List of Things That You Will Need:

  • 4 Pieces Sliced Sandwich Bread
  • 6 Pieces - Kind Chicken Samosa
  • 2 Tbsp. Mint Chutney
  • 1 Tbsp. Ghee/butter (or sub oil for vegan)
  • 4 thin slices of melty cheese (Amul Processed or other easy melt cheese) - can also use a peeler to get thin slices
  • 1 Red onion, sliced, sauteed
  • 1 Tbsp. Dry Garlic Chutney (Optional, Recipe Below) (to show in video)

Also check this: Best Vegan Snacks in India

For Sides, you need:

  • Bell pepper salad
    • ¼ small Red capsicum, sliced, lightly sauteed 
    • ¼ small Green capsicum, sliced, lightly sauteed 
    • ¼ small Yellow capsicum, sliced, lightly sauteed
    • 2 Tbsp. Coriander leaf, chopped
    • 1 tsp. Canola or Sunflower Oil
    • ½ tsp. Lemon Juice
  • Red onion, sliced
  • Mint Chutney Dip
  • Paprika

Cooking Instructions:

  • In a preheated pan with some oil, cook sliced onion with salt to taste until softened and translucent and set aside
  • Prepare or purchase chutneys
  • Prepare Kind Chicken Samosa as per preferred package instructions
  • Spoon and layer mint chutney on insides of sliced bread
  • Place samosa on the bread, slightly breaking them up
  • Add sauteed onions and place cheese over everything
  • Either using the same pan as the onions or a fresh tawa, preheat the ghee or oil on medium flame. 
  • You can also use an oiled grill sandwich maker if preferred 
  • Close the sandwich and place on the preheated pan while pressing down lightly to absorb the fat
  • Check the bottom of the bread, add some more oil or ghee if the pan is too dry and flip when the bread is a nice golden brown colour
  • Continue cooking on other side, lowering the flame if needed to slow down the bread cooking and allow the cheese to melt
  • Cut the sandwich and enjoy!

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    For Dry Garlic Chutney makes approx. 1 cup (to show in video)

    • ¼ cup Garlic Cloves, crushed
    • ¼ Cup Peanuts
    • ¼ cup Dry Grated Coconut
    • 2 Tbsp. Sesame Seeds
    • 1 tsp. Cumin Seeds
    • 1 tsp. Coriander Seeds
    • 1 Tbsp. Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder (Add more for more heat)
    • 1 Tbsp. Canola or Sunflower Oil
    • 1 tsp. Salt (to taste)

    Cooking Instructions:

  • Preheat pan with oil on low flame
  • Add crushed garlic and saute about 1 minute until fragrant with a little bit of colour, then remove from pan along with excess oil and keep aside until later 
  • Add peanuts to same pan and cook until roasted and smelling nutty, then set aside with garlic
  • Add cumin, coriander, and sesame seeds to pan and roast until fragrant, set  aside with other ingredients
  • Add dry coconut and roast, stirring frequently, until they start to turn light  brown (be careful not to let them burn!), set aside
  • Allow all the ingredients to cool completely, then transfer to a blender
  • Add chilli powder and salt
  • Grind until coarse powder and add more seasonings if required.

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    We hope you give this recipe a try. It's a tasty and healthier alternative to regular options.

    Even the most discriminating palates are likely to enjoy this dish, which is rich and aromatic because of the combination of vegetables, spices, and herbs.

    This recipe is a perfect way to mix up your vegetarian diet, whether served as an appetiser or a main course.

    So give it a shot and indulge in a satisfying and guilt-free experience that will make you ask for sa-more-sa.

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