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Minced Meat Samosas

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Ingredients
For the dough
  Plain flour 1 Pound (500 Grams)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Ounce, melted (25 Grams)
  Natural yogurt 4 Tablespoon
  Tepid water 8 Tablespoon
For the filling
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced beef/Lamb 8 Ounce (250 Grams)
  Green chili 1 , finely chopped
  Cooked peas 4 Ounce (125 Grams)
  Pepper To Taste
  Chopped coriander leaves 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Tablespoon (For Assembling)
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)
Directions

MAKING
1. For making the samosa dough, sift the flour with baking powder and salt.
2. In the center of the flour make a well, add the melted butter and yoghurt and knead such that the dough is consistent and free from cracks and set aside.
3. For making the filling-in saucepan melt butter and stirring occasionally fry the onion and cumin over moderate heat for 5-7 minutes.
4. Add minced beef or lamb, chilli and salt, mix well and simmer on low heat for 10 minutes.
5. Stir in peas and cook over moderate heat for about 5 minutes such that the liquid has evaporated.
6. Take the pan off heat, mix in pepper and coriander and allow it to cool.
7. Make 12 equal portions of the samosa dough and roll out each one into a circle of 18 cm/7 inch diameter.
8. Using a sharp knife halve each circle, place filling on each half, apply a little milk over the edges ,fold them to form a cone and seal the top edges after to make a triangle.
9. In hot oil deep fry the samosas such that crisp and golden and drain them on absorbent paper.

SERVING
10. Serve with tangy chutneys or tomato sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Deep Fried
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Meat
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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