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Yes, your favourite Indian snack -- the world famous Indian samosa will now be baked as a Samosa Casserole by none other than Chef Maria Goretti in this episode. Perks of having this, it is oil free.
Samosa Casserole Recipe by Chef Maria Goretti

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15-17 Min


  • FOR Dough
  • 60 gm all purpose flour
  • 60 gm whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • salt
  • water
  • .;
  • FOR Filling
  • 2-3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp black mustard seeds
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp roasted cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1-2 chopped carrots
  • water
  • 1-2 boiled potatoes
  • 50 gm boiled peas
  • 1-2 tbsp milk


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Samosa casserole: In a bowl add refined flour, whole wheat flour, vegetable oil, salt and mix it.
  2. 2

    Add water and prepare a dough.
  3. 3

    Add the dough in a bowl and cover it with a piece of cloth for 15 minutes.
  4. 4

    In a heated pan add oil, black mustard seeds, chopped onions and fry it.
  5. 5

    Add chopped garlic, chilli flakes, roasted cumin powder, coriander powder, garlic powder, garam masala powder and stir it properly.
  6. 6

    Add sugar, chopped carrots, water and mix it well.
  7. 7

    In a bowl add boiled potatoes and mash it.
  8. 8

    In the pan add boiled green peas and stir it and let it cool for 10 minutes.
  9. 9

    Add the cooked vegetables into the boiled potatoes and mix it well.
  10. 10

    Roll out the dough and place on a baking tin and cut off the edges.
  11. 11

    Stuff the roti with samosa filling, place a roti on it and using a fork seal press the edges.
  12. 12

    Brush milk over it and let it bake in a preheated oven at 180' C for 40 minutes.
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Maria Goretti


Maria Goretti dons many hats – TV anchor, model, dancer, chef and an award-winning author. She kickstarted her career as a VJ and toured with musicians around the world, while audiences came to love her as a warm and friendly face on TV. In 2011, she pursued her passion for baking and cleared a Cordon Bleu certificate course in food and baking at the Tante Marie School of Cookery, UK, run by Gordon Ramsay, with top honours. Soon after, she dabbled with writing and published a cookbook ‘From My Kitchen To Yours’ that was recognised as the best television chef book in English by a popular chef at the Gourmand World Cookbook in 2017. With television being one of her foremost passions, she has hosted several food shows that explore the intricacies of cooking. On Living Foodz, Maria’s show ‘I Love Cooking’ garnered high praise, and more recently ‘I Want To Bake Free’ is dedicated to those who love breads, cakes, cookies, savouries and everything else in the universe of baking.

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