Sambosa

Chef Waruna Kumara from the Arabian Tea House in Dubai’s Bastakiya shares his take on this traditional Emirati dish, which is perfect for sharing
This traditional snack is a favourite during family gatherings.
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This traditional snack is a favourite during family gatherings.
August 05, 2018
Level Easy
Preparation Time 10 mins
Cooking Time 20 mins
Serves 4
PHOTO BY Aasiya Jagadeesh
RECIPE BY Waruna Kumara

INGREDIENTS

1 cup potatoes, cubed
1 cup carrots, chopped
1 cup peas
5ml spinneysFOOD Sunflower Oil
1 green onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
3 tbsp coriander
1 tbsp spinneysFOOD Cumin Powder
1 tsp Arabic seven spice
1 tsp cayenne pepper
spinneysFOOD Salt and Black Pepper
1 packet sambosa leaves, cut into rectangles

METHOD

  • 1

    Boil the carrots, potatoes, and green peas in water for 10 minutes.

  • 2

    Heat the oil in a pan on a medium heat and sauté the green onions and the garlic.

  • 3

    Mash the boiled vegetables to form a paste and add them to the pan.

  • 4

    Add the coriander, cumin, Arabic spice, cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper to the vegetables and mix well.

  • 5

    Spoon a small amount of the vegetable mix onto a rectangular sheet of sambosa pastry and fold it into a triangle shape.

  • 6

    Fry the sambosa until golden and serve hot.

NOTES


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