Beef Wonton Samosas

Recipe by Mercy
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins




  • Bring a medium saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil.
  • Stir in potatoes and peas.
  • Cook until potatoes are tender but still firm, about 15 minutes.
  • Drain, mash together and set aside.
  • In a large saucepan over medium high heat, heat the oil.
  • Brown cumin seeds and bay leaf.
  • Mix in onions and ground beef.
  • Cook until beef is evenly brown and onions are soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Mix in garlic and ginger root.
  • Season with black pepper, salt, cumin, coriander, turmeric, chili powder, cinnamon and cardamom.
  • Stir in the mashed potato mixture.
  • Remove from heat and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour, or until cool.
  • Heat oil in a large, heavy saucepan over high heat.
  • Mix cilantro and green chile peppers into the potato and beef mixture.
  • Place approximately 1 tablespoon of the mixture onto each wonton wrapper.
  • Fold into triangles, pressing edges together with moistened fingers.
  • In small batches, fry until golden brown, about 3 minutes.
  • Drain on paper towels and serve warm.