Mince Meat Parcels (Samosas)

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - minced meat (beef or mutton)
  • 3 onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - finely chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp - finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp - lime juice
  • 2 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 2 tsp - finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 500 grams - flour (maida)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 kg - oil for frying
  • 2 cups - water

How to Make Mince Meat Parcels (Samosas)

  • Heat 2 tbsps of oil in a pan and fry the chopped ginger, garlic and onions till slightly brown.
  • Add the minced meat, chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt, lime juice and coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Fry on high heat till the meat changes colour.
  • Lower the heat and simmer for about 10 mins till the meat is tender and all the water is absorbed.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile, make a stiff dough with the flour, salt, 2 tbsps of oil and a little water.
  • Knead for 10 mins until smooth.
  • Divide into a number of equal portions and form into balls.
  • Roll out each ball into rounds of about 6 inches in diameter.
  • Cut each round into halves.
  • Make cones with each half piece sealing the overlapping edge with a little water.
  • Fill each cone with about 2 tsps of the cooked mince and seal the top by pressing gently.
  • Seal with a little water.
  • Heat oil for frying in a deep pan or wok over medium heat.
  • When sufficiently hot, drop as many parcels / samosas as the pan can hold and fry till crisp and golden.
  • Drain and serve with chutney or tomato sauce.