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Beef Samosa Recipe

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Ingredients:

  • 2 large potatoes, peeled
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 bay leaf, crushed
  • 2 large onions, finely chopped
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1- 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green chile peppers
  • 1 quart oil for deep frying
  • 1 (16 ounce) package¬† dough

How to make Beef Samosa:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan over high heat.
  • 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.
  • In small batches, fry until golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels and serve warm.

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