How to make beef Samosas
Samosas are a commonly eaten snack in Kenya. It involves having a filling which consists of minced meat or chicken, onions, coriander, lentils or potatoes. Samosas are delicious and can be an accompaniment for morning or evening tea.
- 500 g minced meat (beef or chicken)
- 1 medium-sized chopped onion
- 4 tablespoons of oil, for frying the meat
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 small bunch fresh coriander leaves, chopped
- 1 tablespoon chilli powder (optional)
- 125 g frozen peas (optional)
- 1 tablespoon ground coriander
- 2 tomatoes, chopped
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 packet samosa pads
- Heat the oil in a large frying pan.
- Stir fry the onions over medium heat for about 1 minute. Add the spices and chilli and fry until it's golden brown.
- Add the minced meat and stir until it's browned.
- Add peas and cook over low heat for about 20-25 minutes.
- Turn off the heat and let the mixture to cool.
- Take a sheet of the ready-made samosa pad and create triangles cone. Make sure to leave one side open for the filling.
- Now fill the samosa cone with minced meat. Lift and pinch the corners together and continue along the seam towards the corner.
- Cover the finished samosas with a moist cloth.
- Deep fry the samosa gently until they are golden in colour on each of their sides. Do not fry them fast as it may make them stiff.
- Your samosas are ready to serve!