Dahl Samosas


Easy vegan, gluten-free samosas for a delicious meal or snack. This recipe is inspired by my travels in India. Samosas are a common street food in India and I've stuffed my creations with a spiced dahl mixture! It's the perfect warming blend of spices combined with nutrient dense lentils and wholesome vegetables. Add just 1 - 2 inches of oil to your skillet and slightly fry your samosa for a crunchy outside. Enjoy this exotic plant-based dish that's sure to satisfy your savory cravings.


Vegan I Gluten Free


Serves: 4 - 6

Time: 35 minutes


Samosa Dough

2.5 cups gluten free flour blend or (1 cup chickpea flour, 1 cup rice flour, 1/2 cup tapioca flour, 1/2 cup potato flour)

1/4 cup coconut milk

2 tbsp. water, + more as needed for consistency

1/2 tsp. salt

1 tsp. baking powder

3 tbsp. coconut oil


Dahl (RECIPE HERE!)

1 tbsp. coconut oil

4 cloves garlic, minced

1 tbsp. ginger, grated

1 chili, chopped, (optional)

1 yellow onion, diced

3 tomatoes, diced

2 tbsp. water

1 tsp. paprika

1 tsp. cumin

1 tsp. curry

1/2 tsp. dried thyme

1/2 tsp. turmeric

Salt & pepper, to taste

1 cup coconut milk

2 cups water

1 large carrot, diced

1 small potato, cubed small

1 stalk celery, diced

1 cup dry lentils, washed & drained


1+ cups coconut oil for frying


Easy vegan, gluten-free samosas for a delicious meal or snack. This recipe is inspired by my travels in India. Samosas are a common street food in India and I've stuffed my creations with a spiced dahl mixture! It's the perfect warming blend of spices combined with nutrient dense lentils and wholesome vegetables. Add just 1 - 2 inches of oil to your skillet and slightly fry your samosa for a crunchy outside. Enjoy this exotic plant-based dish that's sure to satisfy your savory cravings.

To make the Dahl - Wash and chop your vegetables. Set aside. Rinse and drain your lentils. Set aside.


Heat 1 tbsp. coconut oil over medium-high heat. Once hot, add your garlic, ginger, chili and onion. Sauté 2 - 3 minutes, until the onion is translucent.


Stir in your diced tomatoes, 2 tbsp. water, and spices. Sauté 2 - 3 minutes, until the tomatoes have softened.


Add the remaining Dahl ingredients and bring to boil. Stir occasionally. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 30 - 40 minutes, uncovered, until the lentils have cooked through.


Once cooked, transfer half the mixture into a blender. Mix on medium-high speed until smooth and thick. Add the blended mixture back into the sauce pan and stir to combine.


Easy vegan, gluten-free samosas for a delicious meal or snack. This recipe is inspired by my travels in India. Samosas are a common street food in India and I've stuffed my creations with a spiced dahl mixture! It's the perfect warming blend of spices combined with nutrient dense lentils and wholesome vegetables. Add just 1 - 2 inches of oil to your skillet and slightly fry your samosa for a crunchy outside. Enjoy this exotic plant-based dish that's sure to satisfy your savory cravings.

To make the samosa dough - Add all samosa dough ingredients to a mixing bowl. Use your hands to combine. Adjust consistency slowly with more water, 1 tbsp. at a time, if needed. Knead the dough until well mixed and pliable. Form into a large ball.


To prepare your samosas - Divide the ball of dough into 4 - 6 equal segments and roll into small balls. Sprinkle flour on a clean dry surface. Add 1 small ball to your prepared surface and press into a thin circle using a rolling pin or side of glass jar.


Scoop 3 -5 tbsp. of your lentil mixture into the center of your rolled out dough. In a triangular shape, fold the sides toward the center making a cone shape, and then close the top by folding and pinching closed.


Continue the process, working carefully, until all of your samosas are prepared.


Easy vegan, gluten-free samosas for a delicious meal or snack. This recipe is inspired by my travels in India. Samosas are a common street food in India and I've stuffed my creations with a spiced dahl mixture! It's the perfect warming blend of spices combined with nutrient dense lentils and wholesome vegetables. Add just 1 - 2 inches of oil to your skillet and slightly fry your samosa for a crunchy outside. Enjoy this exotic plant-based dish that's sure to satisfy your savory cravings.

To cook your samosas - Add 1- 3 inches of coconut oil to a frying pan. Note: You at least want the whole bottom filled with oil.


Heat over medium until starting to bubble. Note: you can test if its ready if drops of water sizzle.


Add 1 - 2 prepared samosas at a time to the hot oil. Cook 2 - 4 minutes per side, then flip and continue to cook until golden brown.


Remove the samosa from the oil with a slotted spoon and place on a plate lined with paper towel (to absorb excess oil).


Work in batches as needed until all your samosas have been fried.


Note: if the oil gets too hot turn down the heat or lift the pan from the flame for a moment.


Easy vegan, gluten-free samosas for a delicious meal or snack. This recipe is inspired by my travels in India. Samosas are a common street food in India and I've stuffed my creations with a spiced dahl mixture! It's the perfect warming blend of spices combined with nutrient dense lentils and wholesome vegetables. Add just 1 - 2 inches of oil to your skillet and slightly fry your samosa for a crunchy outside. Enjoy this exotic plant-based dish that's sure to satisfy your savory cravings.

Enjoy warm!


Store leftovers 1 - 2 days in the fridge. Reheat in the toaster or a few minutes in a hot skillet.


Have leftover dahl? Check out THIS recipe to enjoy it with fresh toppings and homemade gluten-free chapati!


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