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    Cumin-Scented Samosas With Mint Raita

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    1 hrs 25 mins

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    25 mins

    kitchenslave03's Note:

    From Cooking Light May 2008. Good with this raita, cucumber raita, or mango chutney. I don't use the food processor as specified, I just chop everything very small in the beginning.

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    Serves: 8



    Units: US | Metric


    1. 1
      To prepare samosas: Cook potato and carrot in boiling water 8 min or til tender. Drain.
    2. 2
      Heat oil in wok or large skillet over med heat. Add onion to pan; cook 10 min or til lightly browned, stirring frequently. Add ginger, garlic, and red pepper; cook 2 min, stirring frequently. Stir in cumin and next 5 ingredients (through turmeric); cook 15 seconds, stirring constantly. Add potato mixture, peas, cilantro, and juice, stirring well to combine; cool slightly. Place half of filling in a food processor; pulse until coarsely chopped. Spoon chopped filling into a bowl. Repeat procedure with remaining filling.
    3. 3
      Preheat oven to 350.
    4. 4
      Place 1 phyllo sheet on large cutting board or work surface (cover remaining dough with damp towel to prevent drying) ; lightly coat phyllo sheet with cooking spray. Fold phyllo sheet in half lengthwise to form an 18x7 inch rectangle. Spoon about 3 T filling onto bottom of rectangle, leaving a 1 inch border. Fold left bottom corner over mixture, forming a triangle; keep folding back and forth into a triangle to the end of the phyllo strip. Tuck edges under triangle; lightly coat seem with cooking spray. Repeat procedure with remaining phyllo, cooking spray and filling to form 16 samosas. Place samosas, seam side down, 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Mist tops of samosas with cooking spray.
    5. 5
      Bake at 350 for 13 minutes with 1 baking sheet on bottom rack and 1 baking sheet on second rack from top. Rotate baking sheets top to bottom and front to back. Bake an additional 12 min or til lightly browned.
    6. 6
      To prepare raita, combine yogurt and mint. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with samosas.

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    Nutritional Facts for Cumin-Scented Samosas With Mint Raita

    Serving Size: 1 (233 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 247.9
    Calories from Fat 52
    Total Fat 5.8 g
    Saturated Fat 1.2 g
    Cholesterol 1.8 mg
    Sodium 469.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 42.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.4 g
    Sugars 6.6 g
    Protein 7.3 g

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