Beef Samosa


1 1/2 cup plain flour
2 tsp melted butter/ ghee
1/2 cup water (or little more as required)
200 -250 gm beef, cut into small pieces
2 onions, sliced
3 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 sprig curry leaves
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2-1 tsp chilli powder
1/2-3/4 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/4 cup coriander leaves, chopped
salt to taste


  1. Clean and cut the beef into small pieces and cook it in a pressure cooker adding chilli powder, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, salt and enough water. Then shred the cooked beef pieces and keep it aside.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan and add the sliced onions and saute till translucent and lightly brown in colour.
  3. Add the ginger-garlic paste, curry leaves and little salt and saute for few more minutes.
  4. Add the pepper powder, garam masala and 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and mix well.
  5. Then add the shredded meat to this and cook for another 5 minutes on medium flame. Check for salt and add more salt or spice if needed.
  6. Add the chopped coriander leaves, mix well and switch off the flame.
  7. For making samosa, add melted butter/ ghee and salt to the flour and mix evenly with your finger-tips. Add water little by little to this and knead well to make a smooth and soft dough.
  8. Make about  6-7 balls out of the kneaded dough and roll each ball to make a thick poori like circle.
  9. Cut it to two halves, take one of them and apply little water along the edges and fold it to make a cone.
  10. Fill it with 2 tsp of the prepared beef filling and seal the other end of the cone with little water/ maida mixtute. ( Mix 1 tbsp flour with 1 1/2 tbsp water ). Repeat the process with the remaining dough.
  11. Heat oil in a pan and fry the samosas on medium flame till both sides turn golden brown.
  12. Remove them from the oil and drain them on a paper towel. Serve hot with tomato sauce….

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