by Pallavi Purani

Sambusac

For Day 3 of Cooking with alphabets [BM#25] , I tried this Jewish-Iraqi delight. It is basically a bread dough samosa. Usually it is filled with chick peas or  meats. I made the filling with peanuts and Peas.

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Sambusac
For Day 3 of Cooking with alphabets [BM#25] , I tried this Jewish-Iraqi delight. It is basically a bread dough samosa. Usually it is filled with chick peas or  meats. I made the filling with peanuts and Peas.
Course snack
Prep Time 60 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
number
Ingredients
  • For the Dough
  • 1.5 cups All purpose Flour Maida / .... .
  • 1.5 tsps Active Dry yeast ... .
  • 5 tbsps milk Warm ... .
  • pinch sugar of .
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds ... .
  • 1 tsp seeds Poppy seeds Khus Khus [ Poppy ... .
  • 1.5 tsps Salt ... .
  • 2 tbsps ... Oil .
  • water to make the dough .
  • For the Filling
  • 2 tbsps Oil ... .
  • 1 cup Peas Boiled ... .
  • 1 onion .. . Medium [ chopped finely
  • 1 chilly .... green
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder .. .
  • 1.5 tsps Corriander powder ... .
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder ... .
  • Salt .
  • 1/2 tsp chilly Red powder ... .
  • 1/2 cup peanuts Roasted [ crushed coarsely ... .
  • 1 tbsp Sesame seeds ... .
  • 1/2 tsp Amchur mango powder powder [ Dry ... .
  • to fry . Oil
Course snack
Prep Time 60 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
number
Ingredients
  • For the Dough
  • 1.5 cups All purpose Flour Maida / .... .
  • 1.5 tsps Active Dry yeast ... .
  • 5 tbsps milk Warm ... .
  • pinch sugar of .
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds ... .
  • 1 tsp seeds Poppy seeds Khus Khus [ Poppy ... .
  • 1.5 tsps Salt ... .
  • 2 tbsps ... Oil .
  • water to make the dough .
  • For the Filling
  • 2 tbsps Oil ... .
  • 1 cup Peas Boiled ... .
  • 1 onion .. . Medium [ chopped finely
  • 1 chilly .... green
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder .. .
  • 1.5 tsps Corriander powder ... .
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder ... .
  • Salt .
  • 1/2 tsp chilly Red powder ... .
  • 1/2 cup peanuts Roasted [ crushed coarsely ... .
  • 1 tbsp Sesame seeds ... .
  • 1/2 tsp Amchur mango powder powder [ Dry ... .
  • to fry . Oil
Instructions
  1. Put the yeast in the warm milk with the sugar and let it stand for 10 min.
  2. In a bowl, mix the flour, salt, seeds and oil.
  3. Now add the yeast and milk mix and make a soft dough out of it with the help of water.
  4. Massage the dough well for about 5-7 min and then oil the top portion of the dough before putting it in a warm place to rise.
  5. It should almost double in size in about an hour.
  6. In the meanwhile, to make the filling, in a wok heat the oil.
  7. Add onions and green chillies.
  8. Fry them well till they are nice and golden.
  9. Add the peas, salt, red chilly powder, cumin powder, corriander powder and turmeric powder.
  10. Mix well.
  11. Now add the sesame seeds, amchur powder and peanuts.
  12. Mix well until the peas are well coated with the masala.
  13. Take it out in a dish and let it cook completely. The filling
  14. Once the dough has doubled, punch it down and make 8-10 same size balls out of it.
  15. Roll them one by one in a circle and add some filling in the center.
  16. Fold the dough circle in a semi circle and punch the sides of the Sambusac with a fork. Ready to Fry
  17. Repeat for others.
  18. Heat oil in a wok, reduce the flame to medium-low when the oil has smoked.
  19. Add the sambusac's two at a time or as many as you are comfortable and fry until golden brown.
  20. Do not add them in HOT oil as the dough shall not be cooked properly. Finished product


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