1 hr 4 mins
These take a bit of time to prepare, but the end result is so worth it! They are not difficult to make, however. (cook time is for each batch)
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- 1 lb ground beef (or a combination of beef and lamb)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 small onion, minced
- 1 clove garlic, mashed
- salt and pepper
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 teaspoons garam masala
- 2 tablespoons mint leaves
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/4 cup pine nuts
- wonton wrapper (the amount varies depending on how full you fill your samosas, but about 25)
- oil (for frying)
- 1Heat oil in a fairly large skillet.
- 2Brown garlic and onions a bit (3-4 minutes or until translucent).
- 3Add beef, season with salt and pepper to taste, and brown.
- 4Drain off grease.
- 5Add lemon juice, water, garam masala, mint, and cumin.
- 6Stir to combine and simmer until liquid has mostly evaporated.
- 7Add pine nuts and stir to combine.
- 8Cook 2 minutes, remove from heat and allow to slightly cool.
- 9Fill pastry with meat mixture, and seal edges by moistening the edges with water and pinching the edges together.
- 10Heat oil over med-high heat.
- 11Brown the samosas, turning frequently until golden, about 4 minutes total.
- 12Drain on paper towels.
- 13Samosas may be frozen either before or after deep frying.
- 14If freezing before, thaw and then deep fry as above.
- 15If freezing after frying, thaw and reheat in 350º oven until heated through, about 10 minutes.
Nutritional Facts for Samosas
Serving Size: 1 (81 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 10
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 137.3
- Calories from Fat 94
- Total Fat 10.5 g
- Saturated Fat 3.0 g
- Cholesterol 30.8 mg
- Sodium 31.0 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 1.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
- Sugars 0.5 g
- Protein 9.0 g