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Sunday Jun 02 2019
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Bring a Middle Eastern touch to your Iftar with Moroccan samosas

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Moroccan samosas

Bring a Moroccan touch to your iftar table before bidding farewell to Ramzan 2019 ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr by stepping away from the customary staple dishes and bringing innovation through a fusion of desi and continental cuisines.

The recipe for Moroccan styled samosas will help you do just that!


1 chopped onion

3-4 tablespoons of fresh parsley

2 tablespoons of garlic paste

2 tablespoons of ginger paste

1 ½ teaspoon of crushed and roasted cumin seeds

1 ½ tablespoon of paprika powder

1 ½ teaspoon of cinnamon powder

2 tablespoons of black pepper powder

2 tablespoons of cayenne powder

1 ½ tablespoon of all-spices powder

1 ½ teaspoon of salt

1 tablespoon of oil

250 grams of chicken mince

1 tablespoon of oil

250 grams of boiled and cubed potatoes

1 tablespoon of oil

200 grams of cottage cheese

2 cups of sifted all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon of salt

2 tablespoon of ghee

½ cup of water

Oil for frying


Mix onion, fresh parsley, garlic paste, ginger paste in a bowl, add cumin seeds, paprika powder, cinnamon powder, black pepper powder, cayenne powder, all spices and salt.

Add corn oil in a pan and add 2-3 tablespoons of onion, spices mixture and sauté for a minute.

Mix in the chicken mince and stir till the colour changes.

Cook for 6 to 8 minutes and leave it to cool down.

In the frying pan add oil and 2 to 3 tablespoons of onions, spices mixture and saute for a minute.

Throw in the cottage cheese cubes and mix thoroughly before cooking it for a minute or two.

Leave it to cool down.

In a separate bowl, mix all-purpose flour, salt, ghee and mix comprehensively.

Slowly, add water and knead to give the mixture form of a dough.

Cover and leave it aside for at least 15 minutes.

Take the dough and knead once again before separating into two parts.

Sprinkle flour on the dough and use a rolling pin to flatten it before cutting with a cutter.

Take three small portions of the dough and add the chicken filling, mozzarella cheese and apply water and fold and stamp.

Just like that, make two more and place them one over the other till it forms the shape of a circle after which you apply water.

In a pre-heated wok with oil, fry till they turn golden brown and serve.