Samosas are a delicious Indian treat. A crisp outside pastry with a savory filling that is either vegetarian, chicken, or lamb. This recipe is a spin on the classic samosa, using sweet potatoes instead of plain, and using pre-made pie crust so they can be baked in the oven instead of deep-fried. Chicken stock can be used for vegetable stock if you're not concerned about keeping them vegetarian-friendly.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
1 hr 15 mins
additional:
15 mins
total:
1 hr 50 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
16 samosas
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat vegetable oil in a large, heavy-bottomed pot over medium-high heat. Saute sweet potato, eggplant, and onion in hot oil until the onion is softened, 7 to 10 minutes; season with curry powder, cumin, and garam masala.

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  • Pour stock into the pot. Bring liquid to a simmer, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook until vegetables are completely tender, adding more broth as needed to keep mixture moist, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove pot from heat and set aside to let mixture cool completely.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Lie each pie crust onto a lightly-floured surface. Cut each crust into 8 wedges. Spoon 2 tablespoons of the vegetable mixture into the middle of each triangle.

  • Bring two corners of each triangle together, pressing the dough along the edges to seal. Bring up the last corner and seal the last edge. Arrange samosas onto a baking sheet.

  • Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

366 calories; protein 5g 10% DV; carbohydrates 37.4g 12% DV; fat 22.3g 34% DV; cholesterolmg; sodium 451.1mg 18% DV. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 2 stars
09/30/2015
I thought I'd try this as my first time making samosas because it used sweet potatoes. The 3 cups of broth was pointless to use in this recipe as it created a soupy mess that I had to take a long time to reduce to a decent consistency. Taste of filling was so-so. Read More