These spicy combinations in a crispy warm pastry sounds simply scrumptious!
Samosas are a traditional snack enjoyed by Asians and non-Asians all over the world. They can be made using vegetarian or meat samosa recipes.
The classic crispy pastry is filled with seasoned potato, vegetables and meat (optional). Perfect for any celebratory occasion or even just as a daytime snack.
DESIblitz presents a selected variety of meat samosa recipes, including chicken and lamb. These are the most popular fillings for samosas.
However, if you have tried them and want to test something different, why not sample these fish, turkey and pork samosa recipes.
Even though vegetarian samosas are also very popular, there are many delicious meat samosa recipes out there that need to be tasted.
Chicken and Spinach Samosa Recipe
Chicken is one of the most popular meat fillings used in samosas. This recipe combines tasty chicken with spinach.
This meat samosa recipe is ideal for those who want a simple, yet filling snack.
The unique blend of ingredients for this recipe also includes chickpeas. If you want to make this samosa extra tasty, why not pack in some mushrooms too?
Try out the chicken and spinach samosa recipe here.
Spicy Lamb Samosa Recipe
A traditional Indian classic. The most popular filling for a meat samosa is lamb, also known as keema.
But if you’re feeling adventurous, why not turn up the heat for your meat samosa recipes.
Indulge in the savoury lamb filling and add hot curry paste for that extra spice!
Curious to try the spicy meat samosa? Check it out here.
Turkey Samosa Recipe
Perhaps you haven’t heard of this one before. But what a great way to use up your leftover turkey on Christmas Day!
This recipe from Yummly also includes step-by-step pictures making the method very easy to follow. It also recommends to bake the samosas rather than deep-frying them. This will make them much healthier.
They also contain only 130 calories!
Create your own delicious turkey samosas with this recipe.
Fish Samosa Recipe
To try a truly unique samosa, why not opt for fish? This fish and cheese samosa recipe is another less popular samosa filling, but still sounds delicious!
You can be versatile with this recipe and choose any kind of fish. To make this samosa packed with great taste, add in onions, peas, garlic and mint leaves. The combination of great flavours will leave you wanting more.
If you love fish pakoras, this is a meat samosa filling you need to try.
Take a look at this flavoursome fish samosa recipe here.
Pork Samosa Recipe
Pork is an unusual filling for meat samosa recipes. But why not try this tasty combination of pork, potato and peas. Curry powder, along with coriander and mint leaves, gives this filling a rich, flavoursome punch.
The spicy combination in a crispy warm pastry sounds simply scrumptious! They make a great, creative alternative to the traditional lamb samosa.
Check out the recipe for pork samosas below from AOL Living.
- 1 tbsp groundnut oil
- 300g minced pork
- 1 chopped onion
- 1 tbsp curry powder
- 50g peeled, boiled and finely diced potato
- 50g frozen peas
- 4 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
- 4 tbsp chopped mint leaves
- 5 filo pastry sheets (25 x 50 cm each)
- 1 beaten egg
- Cooking oil
- Salt and Pepper
- Heat the oil in a frying pan. Add the pork, onion and curry powder. Cook for 10 minutes until the pork is just cooked and the juices have evaporated.
- Add potatoes and peas and mix well.
- Take the pan off the heat and add in the chopped herbs.
- Cut the filo pastry sheets into quarters (4 rectangles).
- Cover the pastry with a damp tea towel to prevent it drying out.
- Place a spoonful of the filling and fold the bottom right corner of the pastry over to meet the left to make a triangle parcel.
- Seal edges with beaten egg and place on a baking sheet.
- Spray lightly with cooking oil.
- Cook in the oven at 220°C (425°F), Gas Mark 7 for 12–15 minutes until golden brown.
- Serve warm.
As you can see, there are infinite combinations of ingredients to make tasty samosas.
Take this traditional appetiser and experiment with these meat samosa recipes.
Thinking of trying out vegetarian samosas as well? See our 5 Easy Vegetarian Samosa Recipes article for more scrumptious ideas.
Enjoy your samosas!