A triangular pastry filled with minced meat and deep fried until golden brown.
Ingredients: For the filling:
300 gms. mince
4 tsp. crushed garlic
4 tsp. grated ginger
2 tsp. garam masala powder
Salt to taste
Handful of chopped coriander
3 or more green chillies, finely chopped
2 medium sized onions, finely chopped
Or 2 bunches of spring onions, finely chopped
Oil for deep frying
For the paste:
2 tbsp. plain flour
Water for binding
For the pockets:
20 samosa pastry strips
1.Dry cook the mince (i.e. without any oil) in a non-stick pan.
2.Add the garlic, ginger, garam masala and salt and stir.
3.Take off heat, allow to cool, add the coriander, chillies and onions.
4.Prepare a thick paste with the flour and water.
5.Fold the pastry into a triangle pocket and fill with the mince mixture.
6.Seal the pocket flaps with the flour paste
7.Heat theo oil and fry the samosas until golden brown and drain on absorbent kitchen paper towels.