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Vegetable Samosas contributed by, Parker from The Seven Hills School in Cincinnati, Ohio USA

Vegetable Samosas

From: Congo

By Parker



1/2 Tbsp olive oil

1 tsp ground coriander

1/2 tsp ground coriander

1 tsp red chili flakes or 1 tsp chopped fresh green chillies

2 tbsp frozen or dried Mongo,diced

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

1/2 tsp salt and pepper

1 tbsp fresh ginger

2 tbsp lemon juice

1/2 cup cooked potatoes

1/3 cup frozen peas

1/4 cup green onion

2 tbsp cilantro,freshly chopped



1 In a saucepan, place oil,all spices and mango.

2 Turn on heat to high and leave on for one minute.

3 Turn off heat.

4 Add potatoes,frozen peas and lemon juice.stir together until well coated.

5 Remove from heat before adding green onion and cilantro.

6 Mash the mixture together with a fork to form a rough past.

7 Roll out your pastry dough into desired shape,then stuff in filling.Brush with egg wash.

8 Bake at 400˚F,for  15 – 20 minutes or until golden brown.



To keep it simple,sprinkle some freshly squeezed lemon juice before serving.

Another option is to serve them with some chutney or a dipping sauce.

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