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Easy Samoosa

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Introduction

Ever so popular, easy and really tasty. The ideal party finger food. You can very / leave out the chilli powder for a milder taste. added bonus is that this recipe is low calorie, so even on diet you can eat along.

Ever so popular, easy and really tasty. The ideal party finger food. You can very / leave out the chilli powder for a milder taste. added bonus is that this recipe is low calorie, so even on diet you can eat along.

Ingredients

Serves: 6 samosas

Metric Cups
  • 2 sheets filo pastry
  • 180 grams minced beef (or lamb)
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon garlic paste
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon curry powder
  • ¼ teaspoon chilli powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 sheets filo pastry
  • 6⅓ ounces ground beef (or lamb)
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon garlic paste
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon curry powder
  • ¼ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin

Method

Easy Samoosa is a community recipe submitted by SAFruitCake and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Heat half the oil in a large non-stick pan.
  • Lightly fry the mince for five minutes. Add the spices and fry for a further two minutes, Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Working quickly divide the filo pastry sheets into three strips. Holding the bottom end of a sheet form the last ¼ of the strip into a cone, triangle pocket, fill with the mince mixture and fold over the remaining pastry over the sides until you reach the end.
  • Secure close by placing a few drops of water between the sheets. Continue with remaining strips. Place all six samoosas on a baking tray that has been coated with non-stick spray.
  • Using a pastry brush, brush the remaining oil over each samoosa and bake in a 190°C oven for 20 minutes, turning half way through cooking time. Prep 15 min/Cook 20 min
  • Heat half the oil in a large non-stick pan.
  • Lightly fry the mince for five minutes. Add the spices and fry for a further two minutes, Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Working quickly divide the filo pastry sheets into three strips. Holding the bottom end of a sheet form the last ¼ of the strip into a cone, triangle pocket, fill with the mince mixture and fold over the remaining pastry over the sides until you reach the end.
  • Secure close by placing a few drops of water between the sheets. Continue with remaining strips. Place all six samoosas on a baking tray that has been coated with non-stick spray.
  • Using a pastry brush, brush the remaining oil over each samoosa and bake in a 190°C oven for 20 minutes, turning half way through cooking time. Prep 15 min/Cook 20 min
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