Kheema Samosa - American style
Note: All ingredient quantities are approx.
2 kgs frozen pastry shells
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1-2 medium sized onions chopped
1 tsp turmeric
2 tsp fresh lime juice
1 lb. ground lamb (any meat i.e. chicken, turkey, goat)
1 tbsp shortening
1 dash each of cloves, cinnamon nutmeg and black pepper
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ginger, grated
3/4 tsp ground red pepper
Melt shortening and sauté onions and garlic.
When the onions are brown, add the ginger and other spices.
Fry for 3 minutes. Add the ground meat.
Add a few drops of water and cook for a few minutes.
Uncover and cook a while until the meat is cooked. Add the lime juice.
While the above is being prepared, bake the pastry shells according to directions.
Cut the tops of the shells.
Stuff the pastry with the meat and replace the top.
Bake the stuffed shells for five more minutes. Serve warm.
This type of Samosa may be prepared vegetarian style by substituting potatoes and peas for meat, the other ingredients will remain the same.
Recipe by Shashi Chaturvedi
Submitted by Shashi Chaturvedi (), Schaumburg, Il, Chicago, USA
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