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Golden Money Bags

Small balls of dough rolled into small rounds, filled with a filling and given a shape to form a money pouch. Starter with an impressive look.

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Made With :
Aloo Mash
How to cook ?


  • Filling
  • 1 cup vegit aloo mash
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic.
  • 1 tsp soya sauce.
  • ½ tsp salt.
  • ¼ tsp pepper.
  • ½ tsp tomato ketchup.
  • 2 tbsp roasted peanuts (moongphali) - crushed.
  • 2 tbsp chopped coriander.
  • Dough
  • 1 cup plain flour (maida)
  • ½ cup semolina (suji)
  • a pinch of soda-bi-carb (mitha soda).
  • ½ tsp salt.
  • 1 tbsp oil & oil for frying.

Method of Preparation

  • Mix all ingredients of the dough with warm water. Knead well till smooth. Keep aside covered for 30 minutes.
  • For the filling, heat 1 tbsp oil. Reduce heat and add the crushed garlic. Stir for a few seconds.
  • Add carrots and mix.
  • Add soya sauce, salt, pepper and ketchup. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Add peanuts and coriander. Remove from fire.
  • Add vegit aloo mash. Add about ½ cup water and mix well to get a soft paste like samosa filling. Check taste and keep aside.
  • Make around 15 small balls and roll one at a time into a small thin round.
  • Put a teaspoon of filling in the centre and pick up the sides and press at the neck to form a money bag. Tie the neck with a thin blade of green onion or lemon grass if you have.
  • Deep fry 6-7 pieces at a time to a golden brown colour on low medium heat.
  • Serve hot with tomato sauce.
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