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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Arab Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 carrot, minced
  • 1/2 onion, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp - tomato paste
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • hot pepper, optional and to taste
  • 16 ounce package - egg roll wrappers, cut in half and then into rectangular strips
  • 1 tbsp - all - purpose flour
  • water to make paste
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • salt to taste

How to Make Sambousa

  • Brown the meat.
  • Saute onion, garlic, carrot and green onion.
  • When the vegetables are tender, add tomato paste and salt.
  • Mix in browned meat.
  • Combine flour with water until a watery paste is formed.
  • Place a teaspoon full of meat mixture in the front part of one of the strips.
  • Starting from the right front corner, fold over to the left.
  • You've started the triangle shape.
  • Continue back and forth, making a triangular shape, until there is no more wrapper.
  • Seal the wrappers closed with the flour and water mixture.
  • Continue this process until all of the ingredients are used.
  • Using oil to fry the triangular packages until crisp.