Meat Sambousah Recipe

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moon shaped fried appetizers are stuffed with a tasty mixture of ground meat and onions Meat Sambousah Recipe
Meat Sambousah

These half-moon shaped fried appetizers are stuffed with a tasty mixture of ground meat and onions.

Preparation Time: 1 hour 20 minutes approximately
Cooking Time: 20 minutes approximately
Serves: 10 persons

All you need

For the dough:

3 cups flour
1/2 alali Instant Yeast, dissolved in 2 tablespoons of warm water
3/4 cup warm milk prepared from al alali Full Cream Milk Powder
1/4cup warm water
1/4cup vegetable oil
1tsp. salt

For the filling:

500g ground beef
2 medium onions, grated
2 tbsps. al alali Parsley Flakes
1/4 cup raw pineseeds
3 tbsps. vegetable oil
1tsp. salt
1/2tsps. al alali Ground Black Pepper
4 cups vegetable oil for frying


To prepare the dough:

  • Mix all the dough ingredients, except the water, together.
  • Slowly pour the warm water, knead all ingredients dough becomes firm
  • Set aside until filling is ready.

To prepare the filling:

  • In a pan, heat the vegetable oil
  • Add ground beef, onions and pine-seeds,add salt and al alali Ground Black Pepper.
  • Mix until meat browns. Set aside
  • Add parsley to the meat mixture and mix
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough flat using a rolling pin.
  • Use an 8cm diameter circular pastry cutter to cut the dough into circles
  • Put 2 teaspoons of filling on top of the dough, fold to cover the stuffing
  • Use your fingers to make tight overlapping folds and to give the sambousah its traditional shape and design
  • In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil and deep fry the sambousah until golden
  • Remove and place them paper towels to absorb excess oil
  • Serve hot or at room temperature and enjoy

Source: alalali

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