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Meat Samosas

Popular indian Snack

Recipe by fatma of Dar-es-salaam, TZ

A meat samosa with a difference. The filling is smoked and gives a unique flavor to it

Ingredients non vegetarian 8 servings

    • 1/2 kg mince meat
    • 2 tbsps ginger, garlic paste
    • 4 chillies(chopped finely)
    • Salt.
    • 2 big onions (finely chopped).
    • 3 tbsps mint leaves(chopped finely)
    • 2 tbsps corriander leaves(chopped finely)
    • 1 lemon.
    • 1 1/2 tbsps garam masala powder.
    • Oil for deep frying


    1. Wash meat and squeeze out water, add ginger, garlic paste ,lemon and salt, braise on medium heat till dry. Remove from heat.
    2. Add onions, chillies, corriander leaves, mint leaves and garam masala powder, mix well.
    3. Put 1 tsp of ghee in the middle,and place a burning charcoal on it,close it immediately with tight fitting lid or pack with silver foil so that the  smoke doesnt escape from the sides,leave for an hour.
    4. Open it ,remove charcoal, mix well.
    5. Take a samosa wrapper, fill about 3 tsps(depends of the size of wrapper),seal the sides (a triangle) with white flour and water paste.
    6. Deep fry on medium heat till golden brown  and crisp.(If samosas are fried on high heat they dont remain crisp for long)
    7. Serve hot with coconut chutney or lemon wedges.



    smoking the meat is the great idea.zabardast

    Atiya Gazali

    The idea of smoking the meat is great. I loved it. I tried it. Everyone loved it. Thanx Fatima.