Samoosas

Recipe from: 7/1/2006 12:00:00 AM
Samoosas

Ingredients 13
Servings 1
Minutes

Ingredients

Serving Change
  • 500
    g
    beef,minced or chopped or mixed vegetables
  • 15
    ml
    butter
  • 1
    bunch spring onions, chopped
  • 5
    ml
    crushed garlic
  • 10
    ml
    ground coriander
  • 5
    ml
    cumin
  • 5
    ml
    garam masala
  • 3
    ml
    turmeric
  • Pinch salt
  • Ready-made pur (samoosa pastry), defrosted
  • Flour
  • Water
  • Oil for deep-frying
 

Method

 
In a saucepan, melt butter over a medium heat. Sauté spring onions and garlic until onions are cooked and translucent. Add mince or vegetables and cook until browned. Add spices and cook for a further 5 minutes. Leave to cool.

Take one strip of pastry and cover the rest with damp cloth. Fold the first corner of each samoosa at an angle, then fold again to form a triangle. Open the triangle and fill with mince.Mix flour with water to form a paste and spread on the pastry.
Wrap tightly. Fold the triangle at an angle, until only a small part of pastry is left.Heat oil in a pan and fry samoosas until golden-brown.

Remove from pan with a slotted spoon and place on a paper towel to drain excess oil. Serve with sweet and sour sauce or chilli sauce.

 

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