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andrew's samosa experiments
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Ingredients (17)

  • multiple kinds of potatoes -sweet, russet, golden, etc.
  • can of garbanzos
  • onion
  • multiple cloves of garlic
  • one or two zucchinis
  • couple of beets
  • fenugreek
  • garam masala
  • black onion seeds
  • cumin seeds
  • mustard seeds
  • thai or serrano chilis
  • turmeric
  • salt
  • butter
  • olive oil
  • cilantro

I’ve been experimenting with samosa fillings lately. I don’t bake much, so instead of wrapping in dough and frying or baking, i put a flour tortilla sprinkled with shredded cheese on a hot pan and fill that. You can use this filling any way you want.


  1. 1peel beets and potatoes and boil for 20 minutes
  2. 2sautee onion, garlic and chilis in olive oil in large dutch oven
  3. 3cut zucchini into finely diced squares. cut boiled potatoes into largish chunks. add both, along with can of drained garbanzos, to onion garlic chili action
  4. 4sprinkle seeds and spices over mixture, turning to distribute
  5. 5add some butter – 2 tablespoons or so, cut into 4 or 5 pieces
  6. 6roughly mash after 5-10 minutes
  7. 7before serving, sprinkle with cilantro
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