Crunchy Saudi Samosa

Deep-fried pastry stuffed with a mix of meat, onion & spices… A crunchy delight!

  1. For the Dough:
  2. 3 cups flour
  3. 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil
  4. 1 teaspoon bread spices (yeast fennel and poppy seed)
  5. For the Filling:
  6. 7/16 kg ground beef or lamb
  7. 2 onions grated
  8. 1 teaspoon black pepper ground
  9. 1 teaspoon cumin
  10. vegetable oil for frying
  11. salt to taste
  1. To make the dough: mix the flour with the bread spices and a pinch of salt
  2. Slowly pour in the vegetable oil while kneading with your hands Add a little bit of water to hold the dough together
  3. Cut the dough into small balls cover and leave to rise for a minimum of one hour in a warm area
  4. To prepare the filling: combine all the ingredients in a skillet season with salt and cook over low heat until meat is done Set aside to cool
  5. Flatten the dough balls into thin circles In the middle of each circle place a tablespoon of the filling and close the dough to form half a circle Twist the edges to give a nice shape
  6. Fry the samboosak in a pan of heated vegetable oil until golden brown from both sides Serve hot

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