Beef Samosas

Beef Samosas

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sassyangelkiwi Donna-Maree Aus 2

"Beef and potatoes are the main ingredients folded inside these wonderful deep fried samosas. Chicken livers may be substituted for beef, if you choose. My friend from Bangladesh gave me this savory, spicy recipe. You just can't buy better in the shops."

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  • Calories:
  • 258 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 14.8 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 7.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 346 mg
  • 14%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a medium saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Stir in potatoes and peas. Cook until potatoes are tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, mash together and set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium high heat, heat the oil. Brown cumin seeds and bay leaf. Mix in onions and ground beef. Cook until beef is evenly brown and onions are soft, about 5 minutes. Mix in garlic, fresh ginger root. Season with black pepper, salt, cumin, coriander, turmeric, chili powder, cinnamon and cardamom. Stir in the mashed potato mixture. Remove from heat and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour, or until cool.
  3. Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan over high heat.
  4. Mix cilantro and green chile peppers into the potato and beef mixture. Place approximately 1 tablespoon of the mixture onto each phyllo sheet. Fold sheets into triangles, pressing edges together with moistened fingers.
  5. In small batches, fry until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels and serve warm.
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Loved the filling, but thought the phyllo dough was unauthentic. So I got this recipe from an Indian friend... 2 cups of plain flour ΒΌ tsp salt 4 tbsp of oil/ghee 4 tbsp of water Method...

These are great, but I have two suggestions and a tip. 1) Use a green chile paste instead of fresh chiles. You can find it at Indian/Pakistani markets. Also known as green chile chutney. 2...

Excellent & yummy recipe, easy to make too! I lived in India during part of my childhood and Indian food is my fave ... and this recipe meets full approval and tastes so authentic! However, li...