Spicy Meat Filled Pastries
|Onion||1 Large, finely chopped|
|Cooking oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Ground round steak||1⁄2 Pound|
|Crushed peanuts||1 Tablespoon|
|Green peas||2 Tablespoon|
|Salt||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Flour||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Hot water||3 Tablespoon|
Fry the onion in oil until light brown, then add the ground steak, peanuts, raisins, green peas, ginger, turmeric and 1 teaspoon salt.
Cook until beef is well browned.
Add 1/2 cup water and simmer until dry and peas are cooked.
Add the sugar and vinegar, mixing well.
Let stand until cool.
Mix the flour, remaining salt and baking powder together, then cut in shortening.
Add the hot water and knead well.
Shape into ball, then divide into 8 parts.
Roll each part into a thin circle, then cut into halves.
Place filling on each half and fold into triangular shape, pressing edges to seal.
Fry in hot deep fat until golden brown.