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Meat & Potatoes Samboosak Recipe

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Enjoy the festival of delicious food & warm hospitality and learn how to make easy Meat & Potatoes Samboosak.

Cuisine: Arabic
Category: Levant
Serves: 10 persons
Difficulty: Medium
Cost: Cheap

Preparation time :     30 minutes
Cooking time :     30 minutes


for filling:

2 medium potatoes or 400 g

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

500 g minced beef

2 medium onions or 250 g, finely chopped

1 cup flat leaf fresh parsley or 75 g, finely chopped

2 cubes MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon or 20 g

½ cup water or 125 ml, hot

1 teaspoon ground black pepper


1 packet samosa pastry sheets or 500 g

½ cup water or 125 ml, cold

2 tablespoons corn flour

1 cup vegetable oil


Peel and cut Potatoes to 1cm cubes and set aside.

In a deep pan, heat Vegetable Oil, add potato cubes and fry until golden, remove and set aside.

In the same pan brown Minced Meat, add chopped Onions and fry until onions are translucent.

Add chopped Parsley and the MAGGI® Chicken Bouillon and Water and simmer for five minutes until liquid is absorbed.

Stir in previously fried potatoes and remove the filling from heat, cover and cool down to room temperature.

Dissolve Corn Flour and cold water until smooth and milky.

Place about a tablespoon of the filling on the Samboosa pastry and roll to desired shape, making sure the filling is completely covered, brush with the cornstarch mixture to seal the ends of the pastry.

Pan fry rolled samboosa in hot vegetable oil and place on kitchen paper to drain excess grease.

Serve warm with a side of chili sauce.

Other tips : Uncooked Samboosa’s can be kept in containers in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Nutritional Information

Energy :     454.00 Kcal
Protein :     20.00 g
Carbohydrate :     51.00 g
Fats :     21.00 g  

From Nestle Family

More from the Lebanese recipes kitchen:
Fried Meat Sambousek 
Cheese Fatayer 
Spinach fatayer 
Lamb and olives pies (fatayer)
Small pies (Manaeish) or Fatayer  

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