How to make beef Samosas

- Sep 28, 2019

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!

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