Chicken Samosas

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Chicken Samosas


Drawing from Indian cuisine, these samosas are filled with a chicken curry masala filling and fried to crispy perfection. You can purchase samosa dough at specialty Indian shops or use filo dough, using two layers of filo dough.


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • salt
  • olive oil (to taste)
  • 1 onions (medium)
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 7 cabbage leaves
  • 2 carrots (medium)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons curry (ground)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons garam masala
  • 36 sheets dough (samosa, or with leftovers)


  1. 1Cut the chicken breasts into pieces, and season with a pinch of salt.
  2. 2Sear chicken pieces in a skillet with a little olive oil. Remove chicken from skillet.
  3. 3In the food processor, chop the onion and garlic, and set aside. Chop the cabbage, and set aside. Chop the carrots, and set aside.
  4. 4Mince the cooked chicken in the food processor.
  5. 5Heat the skillet with a little more olive oil, add onion, garlic, cabbage, and carrots. Cook for a few minutes, just to soften.
  6. 6Add the minced chicken, curry, and garam masala. Cook for a few minutes, stirring frequently to season evenly.
  7. 7Remove from heat, and let cool a bit before assembling the samosas.
  8. 8Spread out a strip of dough, and at one end, but not at the very edge, place a spoonful of filling. Next, fold into triangle.
  9. 9Slightly moisten the edge of the dough with water so it sticks.
  10. 10Heat olive oil in a frying pan, and fry the samosas for about 3 to 4 minutes, turning them halfway through.
  11. 11Remove from skillet, and drain well on a paper towel.
  12. 12Serve hot or cold.
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