||Samoosas - Mince Filling
500 g Steak or mutton mince
5 ml Salt
5 ml Ground jeera (cumin)
5 ml Crushed dried chillies
-=OR=- Chili powder
5 ml Garlic; crushed
5 ml Fresh root ginger; grated
2 1/2 ml Borrie (tumeric)
1/2 bn Dhunia (coriander) leaves
2 Onions; chopped
30 ml Freshly chopped mint (opt.)
Wash and drain mince. Braise in a heavy-based frying pan until all the
liquid has evaporated, stirring to prevent sticking and lumps forming. add
salt, jeera, chillies or powder, garlic, ginger, borrie and dhunia leaves.
Add onions and braise until well blended and mixture is fairly dry. Add
mint,if using and mix well. Remove and let cool before filling samoosas
Fills about 80 samoosas.
From the Cape Malay Cookbook.
Courtesy of Jim Jamieson