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Samosa Bread Cups

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I love samosa. Especially, the samosa stuffing. Anyone out there who hates samosa? I often make samosa stuffing at home when I feel like eating samosa and instead of deep frying, I just bake it and sometimes, I use the stuffing for making sandwich or make masala dosa. There are ‘n’ number of ways to use the stuffing and satisfy your samosa craving.

Once I used this samosa stuffing as a filling for the tortilla cups (click here to see how to prepare tortilla cups) and we totally enjoyed it. After that, I started using this filling in puff pastry, breads and so on.

Basic Information:

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20-30 minutes

Makes: 12 bread cups


Bread Slices – 12 nos

Oil – 2 teaspoons

Cumin seeds – 1/2 teaspoons

Onion – 1 no, small size, finely chopped

Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon

Potato – 3 nos, medium size, boiled

Green peas / Frozen peas – 1/4 cup

Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon

Red chilli powder – 1 teaspoon

Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon

Chaat Masala – 1/2 teaspoon

Amchoor Powder / Dry Mango powder – 1/2 teaspoon

Salt – to taste

Coriander leaves – 2 strings, finely chopped for garnishing


1) Heat oil in a kadai / frying pan.

2) When the oil is hot, add the cumin seeds and allow it to crackle.

3) Add onion and saute till it is translucent.

4) Add ginger garlic paste. Saute for a minute.

5) Add mashed boiled potato and green peas.

6) Add red chilli powder, coriander powder, chaat masala, dry mango powder, turmeric powder and salt. Mix well.

7) Cook till the raw smell of the masalas goes off. Say about 5- 7 minutes.

8) Garnish with coriander leaves and turn the flame off.

9) Now, take the bread slices. Cut the crust out of it. If you have a cookie cutter cut into a round shape. Also, save the crust. I will be sharing a recipe using the crust soon.

10) Place the shaped bread slices in the muffin tray as shown in the picture. This forms the cup shape. Make sure not to break the bread slices.

11) Place a tablespoon of samosa masala into each bread cups.

12) Bake it in the preheated oven for 10-15 minutes in the temperature of 150C(300F) or till the bread cups become crisp.

13) Take the muffins tray out of the oven and immediately transfer the bread cups to the wire rack.

14) Serve warm.


1) Instead of bread slices, you can also use puff pastry or filo pastry or tortilla sheets.

2) Tweak the samosa stuffing as per your preference.

3) Make sure to transfer the bread cups to the wire rack immediately. Otherwise,the bottom part of the bread cups become soggy.

4) You can also bake the bread cups separately and fill the stuffing just before serving. 

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virunthu unna vaanga

wow what an idea… superb n yummy cups…


very innovative idea uma.. liked your step-by-step clicks..


this is been in my do list for quite a long time.. i always love the way u prepare n ur clicks they r so so clean n it makes me crave badly..


What a fabulous idea!!!! Marvelous recipe!!!Looks delish!!


Thanks All. Thanks Kalpana. Try it soon. Seriously they are quite addictive.


wow.. nice idea..


lovely innovation.. like ur step by step clicks.. ๐Ÿ™‚


lovely innovation…ur clicks are so lovely…


Interesting idea… Would love to try it.. Thanks for sharing!!


Home Cooked food

yummy snack.


Anyone out there who hates samosa//// yes! Myself n hubby both of us are not big fans of aaloo samosa! ๐Ÿ™‚

Nice idea of bread cups Uma!


Very nice recipe, lovely snack Uma


Great idea love the stuffings…..


Nice idea and a lovely snack


I love this snack.. looks great


Love the idea ! It looks so inviting ๐Ÿ™‚

looks so delicious!!neat expalnation

chef and her kitchen

very delicious bread cups,love the way u hv served

Aruna Manikandan

delicious recipe uma ๐Ÿ™‚


very innovative idea, looks so yummy.

Vimitha Durai

Would be perfect for coffee. Nice idea

Swati Raman Garg

lovely… such pretty cups.. and i always use the aloo with bread.. but never in such a beautiful way!


wow so nice and delicious creativity Uma….


Love the idea of making cups with bread..
Cute bread cups+ Delicious Stuffing = Winning combo

Sanoli Ghosh

Superb idea. Amazing filled cups….fabulous.

today's recipe:


Beautiful blog, amazing food! So glad to have found you ๐Ÿ™‚