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    Sri Lankan Patties

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    1 hrs 5 mins

    1 hrs

    5 mins

    kausha in Italy's Note:

    This is a Sri Lankan Snack. Delicious I should say, It goes very well with some chilly sauce or even ketchup. About the filling, I guess you could use your you could use beef,mutton,chicken anything you like. The first time I tried this recipe I used the canned fish ( here in Italy is called mackerel ) but then the next time i used meat of chicken,it was heaven for me ;) Hope you enjoy it!

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    Serves: 6-8



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    Ingredients for the dough

    Ingredients for the filling


    1. 1
      In a medium bowl, stir together the flour and salt.
    2. 2
      Rub in the margarine into the flour, pinching into small pieces using your fingers, until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
    3. 3
      Add the lime juice.
    4. 4
      Add water a few tablespoons at a time, until the mixture forms a ball.
    5. 5
      Pat into a ball, and flatten slightly.
    6. 6
      Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
    7. 7
      Making the filling: **vegetarian recipe**.
    8. 8
      Mash the potatoes into tiny pieces.
    9. 9
      Finely chop the leeks and carrots and onions.
    10. 10
      Stir fry the ginger and garlic paste then add the onions in oil in a pan for about 4-5mins under low heat.
    11. 11
      Add the curry leaves, the curry powder and chilly powder.
    12. 12
      Fry all for about 1 minute then add the vegetables and stir fry for a few more minutes.
    13. 13
      Add the potatoes.
    14. 14
      Add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
    15. 15
      Make filling: **for fish recipe**.
    16. 16
      Mash the potatoes to small pieces, chop the onion.
    17. 17
      Flake the salmon/mackerel.
    18. 18
      Add oil on a pan, stir fry the ginger/garlic paste and then the onions, stir for 4-5 minutes under low heat.
    19. 19
      Add the curry powder and chilly powder.
    20. 20
      Fry for a minute, add the fish and stir fry for a few more minutes.
    21. 21
      Add the potatoes.
    22. 22
      Add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
    23. 23
      Now make the patties.
    24. 24
      Dust some flour on a board and roll out the dough to about 1/8 inch thickness.
    25. 25
      Cut circles with a pastry cutter, or a can.
    26. 26
      Spoon some of the filling onto the center, and then fold into half-moon shapes.
    27. 27
      Wet the edges with a bit of water and seal edges by pressing with the folk.
    28. 28
      Deep fry till golden brown and serve hot.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sri Lankan Patties

    Serving Size: 1 (220 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 626.2
    Calories from Fat 194
    Total Fat 21.6 g
    Saturated Fat 3.6 g
    Cholesterol 54.6 mg
    Sodium 1030.5 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 80.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.1 g
    Sugars 1.4 g
    Protein 26.2 g

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