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MEAT SAMOSA

MAKE AHEAD MEAT SAMOSA

Ingredients

  1. Pastry sheets-9 to 10 nos( Recipe given below)
  2. Beef ( cubed)-250 gms
  3. Chilli powder-1 tsp+1/2 tsp
  4. Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp+1/4 tsp
  5. Pepper powder-1 tsp( or according to taste)
  6. Onion ( chopped finely)- 1 no
  7. Ginger chopped- 1 tsp
  8. Garlic chopped- 1 tsp
  9. Green Chili chopped-1 or 2 nos
  10. Grated carrot-1/4 cup
  11. Grated cabbage-1/4 cup
  12. Garam masala– 1/2 tsp
  13. fennel powder-1/2 tsp
  14. Salt to taste
  15. Oil
  16. All purpose flour-2 tbsp
  17. Water- As required
Method
  • Marinate beef with 1/2 tsp chili powder,1/4 tsp turmeric powder and salt ,cook this with sufficient quantity of water till beef is tender and all the water is absorbed.
  • Crush the cooked beef in a food processor and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add onion,ginger , garlic and green chili.saute till onion turns pink.
  • Add grated carrot,cabbage and salt to taste and cook till it is almost done.
  • Reduce the flame to low and add ,1 tsp chili powder,1/2 turmeric powder,and pepper powder.Saute till raw smell leaves.
  • Add crushed beef,garam masala and fennel powder to this and saute till it is dry and colour turns to dark brown,stirring in between.
  • Allow this to cool  well before filling the pastry sheets.
  • Combine 2 tbsp all purpose flour with a small quantity of water to form a thick paste.This is used to seal the edges of the pastry sheets.
  • Take a pastry sheet and cut into two ( ie two semi-circles)
  • Fold this to form a cone shape and place 2 to 3 tsp of filling into it and seal the edges with the flour paste prepared.You can freeze the samosas at this point.
  • Heat oil  in a pan ( oil should not be too hot) and deep fry the samosas till it  turns golden brown.
  • Serve with tomato ketchup. 


For Pastry Sheets


Recipe source (with slight variations)-Yummy tummy
Ingredients

  1. All purpose Flour- 1 Cup
  2. Oil- 1 tbsp( more for brushing on the sheets)
  3. Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  4. Water-as required
  5. Salt to taste

Method

  • Combine all purpose flour,oil,cumin seeds and salt together.Mix well using your fingers.
  • Gradually add sufficient quantity of water  and knead well to form a soft dough.
  • Cover and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  • Divide this into small balls of equal size.Roll each ball into circles.
  • Take one sheet and brush oil on top and place another sheet over this one.
  • Lightly roll this into a thin sheet.
  • Heat a non stick tawa and cook this for less than 10 seconds on each side.( DO NOT OVER COOK)
  • Find an open edge and pull it carefully to separate the two sheets.
  • Repeat the same with the rest of the dough.

For step by step instructions check this out

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19 Comments

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    Anonymous
    June 20, 2012 at 10:44 pm

    I never had meat samosa but i definitely like the idea. I must say your photos are stunning.. love the styling and the tone.

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    PrathibhaSreejith
    June 20, 2012 at 11:20 pm

    Meat samosas looks delicious, very well made n explained 🙂
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    Familycook
    June 21, 2012 at 3:54 am

    Scrumptious Samosas and beautiful pics!

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    Reshmi
    June 21, 2012 at 4:08 am

    very nice snack… made very well
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    Vimitha Durai
    June 21, 2012 at 6:18 am

    Very crispy and looks so delicious… Nice snack on

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    Prathima Rao
    June 21, 2012 at 9:05 am

    Crispy, hot, tempting!!!
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    Priya Suresh
    June 21, 2012 at 9:23 am

    Simply irresistible,delicious and makes me drool..

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    Spice up the Curry
    June 21, 2012 at 2:14 pm

    so tempting and attractive samosa.. fflavorful filling

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    Reshmi Mahesh
    June 21, 2012 at 7:23 pm

    Tempting irresistible samosa…Love the beautiful clicks…

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    Faseela
    June 21, 2012 at 8:03 pm

    yummy n tempting snack….

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    Hamaree Rasoi
    June 22, 2012 at 2:53 am

    I realized that I spent around good 10 minutes looking at those gorgeous looking meat samosas !! Superb filling …drooling…

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    Indu
    June 22, 2012 at 4:52 am

    I so love meat samosas….The pictures looks amazing.

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    Saraswathi Ganeshan
    June 22, 2012 at 5:02 am

    They are too addictive and clicks are really amazing…Thanks for stopping by dear…

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    R.Punitha
    June 25, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    Hi ,

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    New to your lovely space:)

    samosa looks crispy and mouth watering !!

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    Love2cook Malaysia
    July 2, 2012 at 1:57 pm

    I love samosas! Beautiful pictures dear!

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    July 4, 2012 at 7:11 am

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    November 21, 2012 at 4:49 am

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    Preetha
    July 24, 2013 at 2:11 pm

    Hi!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Loads of hi..to u
    I M Preetha from http://abowlofcurry.blogspot.in…..I feel so happy to come across ur blog.. It s lovely… I have tried this Meat Samosa.. that was so tatsy… my family just loved it……

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