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Simple Samosas

LA COCINA DE BABEL
14Ingredients
55Minutes
270Calories
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Description

Samosas are a traditionally Middle Eastern and Asian savory stuffed pastry. These samosas are simple and vegetarian friendly. Squares of puff pastry are filled with a savory filling featuring potatoes, peas, currants, a medley of spices including cumin, cinnamon, and chilli powder. You can make your own puff pastry or buy it premade before being baked a golden crisp. This recipe includes instructions for an accompanying yogurt-based raita sauce for dipping.

Ingredients

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  • 3 potatoes (medium, peeled and cubed)
  • 80 grams frozen peas
  • 35 grams dried currants (you can substitute raisins or prunes)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili pepper (diced, optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 sheets puff pastry (thawed and carefully extended)
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 250 grams plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh mint (diced)
  • 1 pinch cumin powder
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.
    2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
    3. In a pot, add the potatoes and peas. Cover with lightly salted water and bring the the boil. Simmer 10 to 15 minutes until the potatoes are soft. Drain.
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    NutritionView More

    270Calories
    Sodium5% DV120mg
    Fat23% DV15g
    Protein10% DV5g
    Carbs9% DV28g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories270Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat15g23%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol20mg7%
    Sodium120mg5%
    Potassium290mg8%
    Protein5g10%
    Calories from Fat140
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate28g9%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars2g4%
    Vitamin A6%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium4%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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